Tensar Corp. announced in a Jan. 4 press release that Robert Vevoda has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO). In this position, Vevoda will be responsible for global manufacturing operations in addition to heading up commercial operations as president of Atlanta-based Tensar International Corp., the release stated.
“With Bob’s experience and successes during his tenure with Tensar, I am very pleased to announce his promotion,” said Don Meltzer, Tensar CEO. “As COO, he adds global manufacturing operations to his responsibilities, which include product development, market expansion, industry partnerships, revenue growth and profitability of our geogrid products, grade separation systems, erosion control, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) business areas.”
Vevoda joined Tensar as vice president of marketing in 1995. Following a series of promotions, he served as president and managing director, the release said. Prior to Tensar, he held several senior management positions at General Electric and Owens Corning.
“With the recent strategic moves, new product introductions, and additional capacity expansion, Tensar is well-positioned for future growth,” Vevoda said.