SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 15, 2014 — FilSpec Inc., North America’s leading manufacturer of high-performance yarns, today announced that Iain Maclean has been named Vice President of Sales & Marketing effective November 1, 2014. As the result of a long-range succession strategy, Maclean succeeds Fred Tabah who is stepping down from day-to-day responsibilities and transitioning into a senior advisory position with the FilSpec management group and President Jean Parenteau.
“Over his many years of loyal and dedicated service with FilSpec and Richmond Specialty Yarns, Fred has been an integral part of the Group’s growth and expansion throughout Canada, USA and International,” said Parenteau. “Fred will remain with FilSpec and RSY in a Senior Advisory role.”
In his new role, Maclean will report directly to Parenteau, and will be responsible for sales & marketing management of FilSpec. He will manage the FilSpec sales team: Matrix Yarns in the United States; and Wayne Marcoux in Canada.
With more than 30 years experience in the North American textile supply chain, Maclean is currently Director of Business Development with FilSpec focusing on business strategy and client development.
Prior to FilSpec, Maclean worked for 10 years at Difco Performance Fabrics as Director of Sales & Marketing managing their portfolio of Protective and Industrial woven and knitted fabrics in the North, Central and South American markets.
Posted September 12, 2014