Halex Corporation's Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Mark Chichak to the position of President and CEO of Halex, effective immediately. He has also been named a Director of the company.

Chichak has been with the company since 2007. As Chief Operating Officer, he has been instrumental in the creation and execution of the Halex growth strategy, being responsible for the acquisition, integration and operation of several Chinese manufacturing operations, and most recently evidenced by the ORCON Products acquisition and the creation of the manufacturing and distribution facility in Calhoun, Ga.

Prior to joining Halex, Chichak held various positions with other companies including Senior Vice President Operations of Union Tools, Vice President of International Supply Chain Development for Pennzoil-Quaker State International/Shell Lubricants, Vice President of Operations at Favorite Brands Inc., and several positions at The Clorox Company.

Chichak has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Wilkes University and an MBA in General Management with a concentration in International Business and Finance from the McLaren School of Business at the University of San Francisco.

Halex Corporation is a major manufacturer of flooring installation products with manufacturing facilities in Pomona, Calif., Calhoun, Ga., and China. Halex sells seam tape, tack strip, wood and composite underlayment, flooring installation tools and blades, premium nails, and VersaShield Moisture Barrier.