ARISTECH ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Mike Marchi to Succeed Ross McMillan


July 25, 2017, FLORENCE, KY -- Aristech Surfaces LLC, a leading brand of surface products and
design materials, today announced that Mike Marchi has been selected by the Aristech board
of directors as its new chief executive officer. Marchi assumes his new role effective August 1,
2017. Marchi succeeds Ross McMillan, who will remain involved in the company as a board
member.
“The Aristech board could not have picked a better person to lead Aristech moving forward.
Mike is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in the building products industry and
brings an intense customer service and quality focus to the position. He is a strong advocate for
relationship building and I know our customers will benefit from this,” said Ross McMillan,
exiting CEO and continuing board member.
Marchi joins Aristech at a time the company is poised for growth. With a solid base of business
through its Aristech Acrylics, Avonite Acrylic Solid Surface, and Studio Collection brands, Marchi
will be responsible for defining new organic strategic growth opportunities as well as M&A
pursuits.
“I’m excited to be walking into a successful, established organization where my focus will be on
strategic growth,” said Marchi. “Ross McMillan is leaving Aristech as a highly functioning
organization delivering attractive results year over year. I’m in the fortunate position of being
able to lead Aristech into the next wave of growth exploring new market and product
opportunities globally.”
Mike Marchi brings more than 30 years of experience to this position, with the majority in the
building products industry. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer of Lixil Water
Technology Americas. His other previous posts include; CEO and president of Grohe Americas,
president of Kohler Kitchen & Bath Americas and president of Ann Sacks Tile & Stone, a Kohler
Company. He spent the initial 15 years of his career at GE where he acquired his strong process
and quality management skillset. Marchi is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s General
Manager Program and holds a MBA from DePaul University and a BS degree in economics and
marketing from Elmhurst College.

Published on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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