Corporate Leadership

      • Harold J. Earley
        President, Chief Executive Officer
        Harold J. Earley has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company since August 2018. Prior to that Mr. Earley was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since January 2016. Prior to that Mr. Earley was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since June 2009. During Mr. Earley’s 27 plus years in senior financial leadership roles, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Sonitrol Corporation, a leading provider of commercial security services located in Berwyn, PA and also served as Chief Financial Officer of Celetronix International, Ltd a global provider of electronic contract manufacturing services. Mr. Earley was with Amkor Technology Inc., where he held several positions of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President of Finance. Earlier in his career, Mr. Earley held the position of Audit Partner with Siana Carr & O’Connor, and spent eight plus years with the public accounting firm KPMG upon graduation from college. Mr. Earley received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting from Drexel University.
      • David M. Minning
        Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
        David Minning has been Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer for FXI since January, 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Minning was general manager of the Home Furnishings and Technical Products business units, which includes foam solutions for the bedding, furniture, and healthcare industries. Prior to joining FXI in March 2011, Mr. Minning held various management positions with Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. He served in a number of key leadership positions, including roles as Vice President, General Manager, Patient Environment and Vice President, Marketing & Innovation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Minning held various positions in finance and strategic planning at Anthem, Inc. Mr. Minning received his B.S./B.A. from Xavier University and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati's Lindner School of Business.
      • John M. Smail, Jr.
        Senior Vice President, and General Manager – Automotive
        John M. Smail, Jr. joined FXI in November of 2015 as Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Automotive Products Group. Mr. Smail has 28 years of service in the automotive interiors segment. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Smail was Senior Vice President of Commercial at International Automotive Components. Earlier in his career, Mr. Smail served as the Vice President of the General Motors Business Unit at Collins & Aikman. Mr. Smail received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and his MBA from Oakland University.
      • Philippe Knaub
        Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
        Dr. Philippe Knaub has been Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company since September 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Knaub was Global Head of R&D for Emulsion Polymers of Styron Europe GmbH, now Trinseo. Prior to that, Mr. Knaub worked over 20-years in a number of roles and business units for The Dow Chemical Company. Mr. Knaub has an established international reputation in polyurethanes and plastics, has published original and work in professional publications and textbooks, and is named for several patents. Mr. Knaub holds a Ph.D. and undergraduate degrees in Macromolecular Materials from the Institut National Des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) and a M.S. degree in Materials Physics Engineering from Université Claude Bernard.
      • Andrew R. Prusky
        Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
        Andrew R. Prusky has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Prusky was Senior Vice President, Legal since June 2009. From April 2008 to June 2009, Mr. Prusky was Senior Vice President, Legal of Foamex International Inc. (Foamex). From August 2006 to April 2008, Mr. Prusky was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Foamex. From November 2002 to August 2006, Mr. Prusky was Assistant General Counsel of Foamex. Prior to that, Mr. Prusky practiced corporate and securities law at the law firm of Blank Rome LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Prusky received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the Temple University School of Law.