Focal Point Promotes Ray Tarka to Chief Operating Officer
Charleroi, PA — December 15, 2010 —Focal Point Products, Inc. announced today that it has promoted Ray Tarka from CFO to COO effective immediately. Mr. Tarka replaces Angelo Pasquale who resigned to pursue other business interests. He will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, working with CEO Afshan Khan to further the strategic plan that is in place to capitalize on the impending housing rebound.
"Ray has done an excellent job of keeping our balance sheet strong through the current economic downturn, allowing Focal Point to gain market share and remain a dominate player in the polyurethane industry”, Khan said. “Angelo Pasquale strengthened our market position during his tenure, highlighted by our acquisitions of CDM and Focal Point in 2008. We’re grateful for his service, and we’re certain that the team he built will flourish under Ray’s leadership.”
Mr. Tarka has 28 years of experience including more than 20 years of manufacturing experience in the chemical and plastics industries. "Focal Point has proven that exceptional quality and customer service allow a company to weather tying economic times" Tarka said. "I am excited about what we can do as the industry recovers."
About Focal Point
Focal Point is a leading provider of distinguished polyurethane architectural millwork. Using breakthrough innovations and technology, Focal Point manufactures and distributes maintenance-free products that are easy to install for all interior and exterior applications. Focal Point Products, Inc. is a RAS Industries company headquartered in Charleroi, Pennsylvania.