Composites One, a major composites supplier, has made changes to its management ranks.
Leon Garoufalis has been named CEO of the Schaumburg, Ill., firm. Garoufalis has been with Composites One and its predecessor firm, GLS Composites Distribution, since 1988. As CEO, he's following Steve Dehmlow, who will serve as chairman.
Garoufalis has been Composites One's president and chief operating officer since the business was formed in 1999. During his career, he's held several leadership roles in sales, marketing and operations.
"Composites One has seen tremendous growth over the last 23 years," Garoufalis said in a news release. "With every challenge, the company has stayed true to its core values of acting with integrity, operating safely, and taking care of our customers and each other."
"It is a privilege to have the opportunity to lead all our team members at Composites One," he added.