NOGALES, Ariz., Dec. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (NYSE American: APT), a leading manufacturer of products designed to protect people, products and environments, including disposable protective apparel and building products, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Lloyd Hoffman as President of the company, and has appointed Donna Millar as a member of the Board of Directors of the company, both succeeding Alexander W. Millar, former President and Chairman of the company who passed away on December 16, 2017. The appointments are effective immediately. Mr. Hoffman will continue in his current role as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
“I am honored by the opportunity to build upon Al’s legacy,” commented Mr. Hoffman. “We are all committed to ensuring a smooth transition and to honoring Al’s memory through a continued commitment to our business. I am profoundly grateful for Al’s leadership and look forward to continuing to work to build upon the company’s success and carry out our vision for the future of the company.”
Mr. Hoffman added, “We welcome Donna to the Board of Directors. Her in-depth and first-hand knowledge of the business gained over the past 28 years, combined with her working relationships with investors, will be a valuable addition to the Board.”
Mr. Hoffman has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Pro Tech and a member of the Board of Directors of the company since January 2016. He joined the company in 1991 as an accountant, was named Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration in 1999 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer from 2002 through 2015. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Hoffman was a partner at Software Concepts, Inc., a software development company, and was in charge of finance and administration. Mr. Hoffman has worked closely alongside Mr. Millar since joining the company in 1991 and has been an integral part of the company’s success to date. He is well-known and highly respected by the company’s customers, employees and investors, and his extensive experience and intimate knowledge of the company and its industries make him uniquely qualified to assume the responsibilities of President.
Ms. Millar possesses a vast and intimate knowledge of the company gained through serving in numerous roles and assuming increasing levels of responsibility since joining the company in 1989. Ms. Millar served as the Director of International Sales for the company early in her career, prior to assignments in accounting and customer service. She will continue to serve in her current role as the primary point of contact for investor relations.
About Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. is the parent company of Alpha Pro Tech, Inc. and Alpha ProTech Engineered Products, Inc. Alpha Pro Tech, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets innovative disposable and limited use protective apparel products for the industrial, cleanroom, medical and dental markets. Alpha ProTech Engineered Products, Inc. manufactures and markets a line of construction weatherization products, including building wrap and roof underlayment. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah; Nogales, Arizona; Valdosta, Georgia; and a joint venture in India. For more information and copies of all news releases and financials, visit Alpha Pro Tech’s website at http://www.alphaprotech.com.
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