Universal Fiber Systems, LLC Appoints Phil Harmon, President, Universal Fibers, Inc.
(Bristol, Virginia USA) – Universal Fiber Systems, LLC, which consists of two operating units; Universal Fibers, Inc. and Premiere Fibers, Inc. has announced the appointment of Phil Harmon as President of Universal Fibers, Inc. The business executive will join Universal Fibers® September 6, 2016 and will be based at its world headquarters in Bristol, Virginia. Mr. Harmon will report directly to R. Marcus Ammen, CEO of Universal Fiber Systems, LLC.
“As global producers of high quality, solution-dyed synthetic filament-based fibers, Universal Fibers is a complex business serving multiple segments including flooring, transportation, medical and industrial fibers,” says Ammen. “Phil understands these complexities and we are thrilled to welcome him to our leadership team. Phil’s experience in the production of highly technical products as well as his considerable leadership qualities, make him the perfect fit to lead Universal Fibers in support of our continued growth and diversification strategy.”
Phil has over 20 years of experience in leading teams and businesses that are focused on the development, production and marketing of highly engineered fabrics. During that time, he has demonstrated success in growing organizations by building a strong alignment between customer, product development and manufacturing to deliver new and innovative solutions across multiple markets. Equally important, he has a strong track record of leading his organizations in continuous improvement efforts in the key areas of Safety, Quality and Service to the customer.
As President of Universal Fibers, Phil Harmon will assume the position formerly held by Marc Ammen who will continue in his current role as CEO of Universal Fiber Systems, LLC.