Tri-Tex recently announced that Richard Hooper has been appointed chief executive officer. Hooper has more than 30 years of specialty chemical industry experience, having most recently served as CEO of SummitReheis, a privately held global specialty chemical company. Hooper assumes the role from Natalie Laham, who will remain with the company as a minority shareholder and member of the board of directors.

“We are thrilled to welcome Richard as the new CEO of Tri-Tex,” said Aaron Davenport, managing director of SK Capital and chairman of Tri-Tex. “We believe he has the requisite skills and experience to build upon the foundation and legacy established by the Laham family by continuing to grow the company both organically and through acquisitions. We also want to thank Natalie for her leadership and ongoing commitment to the company.”

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