By: PLASTICS NEWS REPORT
August 2, 2013
Richard Gottwald, a former plastics industry trade group leader, has been named president and CEO of the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, effective Sept. 16.
Gottwald was most recently executive vice president of the International Sign Association. His previous experience includes stints at the Plastics Pipe Institute, the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc., and Dow Chemical Co.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals is based in Alexandria, Va. Gottwald will replace William Weber, who has been with the group for eight years.