DEARBORN, Mich. – George Caplea, who previously served as executive vice president of Wolverine Advanced Materials, was recently named president of the company.
In his previous position, Caplea led the organization to record sales growth, expanded the company’s production portfolio and technical capabilities, and optimized team synergies. As president, Caplea will be globally responsible for Wolverine’s manufacturing operations, sales, engineering and international business units.
Grant Beard, chairman and CEO of Wolverine, announced Caplea’s appointment. “This new organizational alignment will strengthen the engine of our company,” said Beard
Principally owned by Wynnchurch Capital Partners III, L.P., Wolverine employs approximately 600 people worldwide, with global headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. The company specializes in performance-critical, specialty elastomer-coated metals that offer damping and seal-ability solutions in the automotive brake, NVH and sealing industries.