July 13, 2006
Barberton, OH — Preferred Rubber today announced the appointment of Kenneth L. Bloom as president and CEO. Bloom is a former President of Associated Materials Incorporated (Siding, Windows and Metal Products Division). Timothy Eburne, current CEO and president, moves to Chairman of the company. Eburne is a partner in Watermill Ventures, of which Preferred is a portfolio company.
At AMI, Bloom played a key role in growing AMI sales from $432MM to $1.1 billion in just over four years, through both organic growth and acquisition. Prior to general management positions, Bloom held various positions in sales and manufacturing. His management style emphasizes employee involvement and a strong customer focus.
Bloom obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University, followed by an MBA from […]