CRP Industries Inc., a leader in automotive parts and industrial products, has named Scott Shea as its new chief operating officer (COO). In this newly created role, Shea will be responsible for supply chain management, operations, the CRP Industrial Group and CRP de Mexico.
In making the announcement, Daniel Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries Inc., noted, “We are positioning CRP Industries for long-term growth and the potential for integrating future business opportunities. Scott Shea will play a key role in helping us to not only continue the momentum that we have built here at CRP, but also help us to achieve our goals for growth and expansion. Scott brings us a wealth of experience and expertise in leading high-performing, medium-size companies serving mass market and independent retailers, wholesale distributors and end-users.”
Shea comes to CRP Industries after serving as COO for Astriva LLC since 2010. Astriva specializes in retail store operations, wholesale distribution and corporate development. Prior to that, Shea worked for CSS Industries Inc., serving as the divisional president for Berwick Offray LLC. Before joining CSS Industries, Shea spent 14 years at E.I. DuPont, where he held several management and engineering positions.
Shea holds a Bachelors of Science in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.