Akron, OH (November 16, 2018) Filtrexx International, a leading developer of Sustainable Management Practice (SMP) solutions, announces the promotion of Chris Freitag as General Manager. Filtrexx’s previous president, Rob Carrothers retired on November 1.
Freitag, who previously held the position of Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Filtrexx’s parent company SWM International, has developed a deep understanding of strategy and growth dynamics in his years at SWM.
“I am honored to join the Filtrexx team and to lead the Filtrexx business going forward,” said Freitag. “It is an exciting time for our company as we grow our market presence across the United States.”
Freitag had an integral part in the SWM acquisition of Conwed and post-acquisition integration planning. Freitag brings nearly 20 years of experience in corporate development, strategy and finance as well as five years within the SWM business. Freitag holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa and an MBA in Finance from Emory University.
“Filtrexx products have a strong value proposition and environmental advantages,” said Freitag. “I look forward to working closely with our customers and partners to further develop our industry leading, sustainable solutions.”
Freitag joins a very accomplished Filtrexx team and is positioned well to lead the business through its next chapter of growth and development.