NEWMARKET, Ontario (Jan. 7, 2014) — AirBoss of America Corp. has named Tim Toppen, a former president of Goodyear's engineered products and chemicals businesses, to be its president, effective immediately.
Mr. Toppen will be responsible for the company's growing businesses in rubber compounding, engineered products, auto parts and defense, Airboss Chairman Gren Schoch said.
Mr. Toppen brings more than 30 years of management experience in the rubber industry in both the public and private sector.
He most recently was chairman and CEO of TruVitals Inc., a private medical device company, and previously was president and CEO as well as a board member of Veyance Technologies (formerly Goodyear Engineered Products); president of Goodyear Engineered Products; and president of Goodyear Chemical.
According to Airboss, these companies had more than $2.7 billion in sales in rubber products in North and South America, Asia and Europe.