Point Blank Enterprises Announces the Appointment of Daniel Gaston as Chief Executive Officer
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, today announced the appointment of Daniel Gaston as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).
“Point Blank has four world-class brands, industry-leading market positions and a proven track record in supplying innovative and life-saving, protective solutions,” stated Mr. Gaston. “What’s impressed me most since I joined is our employees’ commitment to product quality and safety, and I am confident these will continue to be trademarks of our corporate culture. We have a strong business today, we’re investing in our systems and operations and we’re expanding our global distribution. I look forward to taking on this role as CEO and believe our opportunity has never been greater.”
Mr. Gaston joins Point Blank Enterprises after a successful four year stint serving as CEO of Friction Holdings and later, as CEO of the combined operating group, Raybestos PowerTrain, one of the largest manufacturers of transmission-related friction products in the world. Over the course of his career, he has held senior management positions with Siemens Corporation, General Products Corp., Eaton Corporation, Philips and O.E.M. Worldwide. He brings to Point Blank extensive operational, manufacturing and financial expertise and has a proven track record in building global brands.
About Point Blank Enterprises, Inc.
Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. (“PBEI”) is a leading provider of high performance protective solutions, including bullet, fragmentation and stab resistant apparel and related accessories. Through its key brands, Point Blank Body Armor, Protective Apparel Corporation of America (PACA), Protective Products and Paraclete, the Company ranks as the largest global supplier of ballistic and soft armor systems in the world. The Company’s ballistic solutions have been credited with saving countless lives for the most important customers in the world, including the U.S. Armed Forces, Department of Defense, Federal Government and law enforcement, corrections and security personnel, both domestically and abroad. For more information on our Company, please visit our website at www.pointblankenterprises.com.
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