The Eastern Company Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
05/01/2015 13:41:46 PM
NAUGATUCK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2015--
The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) (the “Company”) announced that Angelo
M. Labbadia has been named as Chief Operating Officer in addition to his
current title of Vice President effective April 29, 2015.
Mr. Labbadia has been with the Company since May 4, 2009 as Vice
President and Managing Director of the Frazer & Jones Division in
Syracuse, NY, the Metal Products division of the Company.
Mr. Labbadia was previously employed by Scapa North America, Inc, a
subsidiary of Scapa Group, PLC (a UK public Company) as Executive Vice
President for the North American Operations which included 5 operating
sites in the US and Canada. In addition, he also served as a member of
the Executive Management Team for Scapa Group PLC who worked in
conjunction with the Board in the development and implementation of
global short and long term business plans for the corporation.
The Eastern Company is a 157-year-old manufacturer of industrial
hardware, security products and metal castings. It operates from 13
locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Taiwan and China. The diversity
of the Company’s products helps it to respond to the changing
requirements of a broad array of markets.
Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this document about the Company’s future expectations,
beliefs, goals, plans or prospects constitute forward-looking statements
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact
(including statements containing the words “believes,” “plans,”
“anticipates,” “expects,” “estimates” and similar expressions) should
also be considered to be forward-looking statements. There are a number
of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ
materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements,
including those set forth in the Company’s reports and filings with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company is not obligated to
update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of
developments occurring after the date of this document.
Source: The Eastern Company
The Eastern Company
Leonard F. Leganza or John
L. Sullivan III, 203-729-2255