Flexible composite material technology supplier Serge Ferrari has named Jules Duguay as vice president, Serge Ferrari Americas. A more than 20-year industry veteran, Duguay will lead business operations in North, Central, and South America.
Duguay joins Serge Ferrari after spending 13 years in the textile industry, where he was responsible for managing a multi-million dollar company and all aspects of the business including finance, operations, sales, marketing, product development and human resources. During his tenure, Duguay increased both revenues and profitability through value engineering, process improvement, aggressive cost reduction, strategic customer and supplier partnering and innovative product development strategies. Duguay’s previous experience also includes a range of management, business development and engineering positions at companies within the steel industry.
Duguay will relocate to the Pompano Beach, Fla. office, which serves as Serge Ferrari’s Americas headquarters.
“Jules’ business acumen and proven performance make him a wonderful addition to our world-class team. I know that his extensive industry experience combined with the experience of the BA Americas Serge Ferrari teams will enable us to accelerate growth and drive further success across our business groups and brands,” says Hervé Trellu, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Serge Ferrari.