Composite material manufacturer Integral Technologies Inc. of Bellingham has announced a series of leadership changes.
James Eagan has been appointed as the company’s new chairman, succeeding William Robinson, who has served as Integral’s chairman and CEO since the firm’s founding in 1996.
According to the company, its transitioning senior management coincides with the company’s entry into new markets for its electrically conductive composite materials.
“Integral is at an exciting inflection point, and we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Bill Robinson for getting us where we are today,” said Eagan, in a press release. “Under Bill’s capable leadership and steady hand, Integral has emerged as a pioneer in the conductive plastics industry. Not only did Bill oversee the development of a cutting-edge patent portfolio, but he excelled in the equally formidable task of assembling a premier team of scientific and business minds to tackle the challenges of bringing this innovative technology to a worldwide marketplace.”
Through its subsidiary Electriplast Corp., Integral develops and markets conductive hybrid-plastics products used primarily as raw materials in industrial, commercial and consumer products and services sold worldwide, according to its website.
While Integral in headquartered in Bellingham, Electriplast’s corporate base is in Fort Washington, Pa.
Other leadership changes at the company include:
– Doug Bathauer, Integral’s vice president of corporate development, will take over as CEO.
– Herbert Reedman, a company director, will succeed co-founder William Ince as president. Ince will stay on as CFO.
– Richard Blumberg, an executive with expertise in energy technology and law, according the the company, has been appointed to Integral’s board of directors as its first independent director.