CINCINNATI — Standard Textile Co. Inc., a provider in the healthcare and hospitality textile markets, reports that Alex Heiman will assume the role of president.
He succeeds his father, Gary Heiman, as the fourth-generation president of Standard Textile.
Alex assumes the role of president immediately and will lead all North American business units as well as marketing, human resources and innovation.
Gary will continue in a leadership role as chairman and chief executive officer, continuing to build relationships with strategic customers and partners both domestically and globally and advise on product development and manufacturing,
“As I enter my 35th year leading Standard Textile, I’m proud to continue in my father’s and grandfather’s footsteps by appointing my son Alex as president,” Gary says.
“Alex’s aptitude for leadership, his humility and willingness to learn from others, his forward-looking mindset, and his deep respect for the ideals that were first put in place by my grandfather are all reasons I can proudly and with confidence pass on the presidency role to my son.”
Alex has held numerous leadership positions since joining Standard Textile, including serving as vice president of strategy, overseeing the human resource function and leading the healthcare business unit.
He is a graduate of Colgate University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
“I’m deeply honored by Gary’s decision,” says Alex. “The legacy that my parents, grandparents and great-grandparents have created through almost a century of tireless work is humbling, to say the least. We will build upon that legacy and take this company to the next level.”
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