Formica names Mitch Quint president of its North American business, moves U.K.-based leadership to group headquarters in Evendale, Ohio, as surfacing products specialist aligns global resources

Audrey Dixon

Audrey Dixon

Aug 24, 2010 – PRNewswire

CINCINNATI, Ohio , August 23, 2010 (press release) – Formica Corporation, part of the global Formica Group of companies, has named Mitch Quint President of the North American business. Formica Corporation president and CEO Mark Adamson and CFO Lee Box are relocating from Formica Group's United Kingdom office to the corporate headquarters in Evendale, Ohio, as the design leader in surfacing products aligns its global resources.

Quint joined Formica Corporation in 2006 as Vice President of Corporate Planning where he led global business development and later moved to the North American business unit as Vice President of Finance. In his most recent position as Vice President of North American Operations, Quint was responsible for managing the full scope of manufacturing activities, achieving a successful operational turnaround during the challenges of the global economic downturn.

"The company's leadership team has done a tremendous job in recent years to strengthen the business amid a challenging economy and struggling building industry," shared Adamson. "Mitch has been an integral part of our success, and we're excited to have him at the helm as we look to expand and gain market share."

Adamson added, "By aligning our resources globally with the opportunities we see for growing our business, we're positioning the company to execute an aggressive growth agenda."

"It's an exciting time for Formica Corporation as we continue to build on our legacy in the architecture and design community while also exploring new markets," Quint said. "We'll soon launch VIVIX™, our first exterior product, and we continue to pioneer innovative technologies in the design and manufacture of Formica® Laminate, Formica® Solid Surfacing and DecoMetal® offerings."

Before joining Formica Corporation, Quint was principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. Quint also holds a Master of Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.

Formica Corporation continues to lead the industry with innovative designs and green building solutions. Formica® brand high pressure decorative laminates have received FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) Chain of Custody certification and are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®.

About Formica Corporation

Founded in 1913, Formica Corporation, part of the Formica Group of companies, is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications. For more information about Formica Corporation, its products, special programs and promotions, visit www.formica.com or call 1-800-FORMICA™.

About Formica Group

Formica Group is a global group of companies consisting of Formica Canada, Inc., Formica Corporation, Formica de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Formica IKI Oy, Formica Limited, Formica S.A., Formica S.A.S., Formica Taiwan Corporation, Formica (Thailand) Co., Ltd., and Formica (Asia) Ltd., among others.

Please Note: Formica® and the Formica® Anvil Logo are registered trademarks of The Diller Corporation.

GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® is a registered trademark of Air Quality Sciences, Inc.

FSC® is a registered trademark of Forest Stewardship Council.

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