WILMINGTON: The LYCRA Company, a global leader in the development of innovative and sustainable fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industry, announced today that Gary Smith has been appointed chief executive officer, effective November 27, 2023.
Smith replaces Dean Williams, who has been interim CEO since August. Williams will continue to serve as chief financial officer and assist with the transition. Smith will be responsible for the global organization of The LYCRA Company and report to the company’s board of directors.
Smith, an experienced business leader with more than 25 years of experience in the consumer products industry, focuses on brand-driven commercial strategy, operational transformation and global expansion.