FXI Appoints Longtime Executive Harold Earley its New CEO


    • August 15, 2018

      MEDIA, PA – Harold Earley, longtime chief operating officer and chief financial officer of leading foam products manufacturer FXI, has been named president and chief executive officer, effective August 20, 2018. He will also join FXI’s Board of Directors.

      Earley has been with FXI since June 2009, when he was named executive vice president and chief financial officer. He added the title of chief operating officer in January 2016. He has more than 25 years in senior financial leadership roles, including chief financial officer at commercial security services provider Sonitrol Corp., and chief financial officer at Celetronix International, a provider of electronic contract manufacturing services.

      “FXI is the industry leader in quality and innovation in foam products used in many industries. It is with great pride that I assume this new position with our company,” Earley said. “We have a great team that works hard every day to deliver for our customers. Together, we’ll continue to expand and grow our business in our various segments.”

      Earley is replacing John Cowles, who resigned to pursue an opportunity outside the industry. Cowles had been FXI’s president and CEO since June 2011.


      FXI is a leading producer of innovative foam products for the home, healthcare, electronics, industrial, personal care and transportation markets. Headquartered in Media, PA, the company offers an array of products to meet the needs of a diverse marketplace. From mattresses and carpet cushioning to innovations in digital printing and filtration, the foam solutions provided by FXI optimize performance and increase comfort for consumers. For more information and a full list of all product innovations, please visit: www.fxi.com.