IRVINE, CA — Prolong International Corp., parent company of Prolong Super Lubricants, which manufactures patented consumer automotive, commercial/industrial and household products, has appointed Cary Fitchey and Robert Lautz as members of its board of directors. Fitchey and Lautz fill existing vacancies on the board.
Fitchey is a senior managing director of St. Cloud Capital LLC, a managing partner of FG II Ventures, and chairman of European Capital Ventures, plc. Fitchey was a partner with Dartford Partnership whose portfolio included Duncan Hines, Log Cabin and Mrs. Paul’s. Prior to joining Dartford, he was the managing director of Triad Partners, Ltd. He was also an executive for PepsiCo and a partner with A.T. Kearney and Strategic Planning Associates. Fitchey is a member of various boards including Sweet Candy, LLC, Advanced H2O, Inc., and European Capital Ventures, plc.
Lautz is a managing director of St. Cloud Capital LLC. He also serves as an advisor and board member to various associated companies. Lautz formed and was chairman and CEO of Indenet prior to St. Cloud. He also owned and operated Peerless Capital, a venture capital business. Lautz began his career with Citibank’s operating group rising to senior financial officer. Lautz has also been appointed to the board’s audit committee.