Cowles Named President, CEO of FXI; Johnson to Retire
June 21, 2011,
MEDIA, Pa.-FXI, formerly known as Foamex, has appointed John Cowles as president and CEO, succeeding Jack Johnson, who is retiring.
In a company statement, Johnson cited Cowles' supply-chain, innovation and general industry experience. Most recently, Cowles served as CEO of Touchstone Wireless. Prior to this, he was president of George Weston Bakeries, and served in executive positions with Kraft Foods and Campbell Soup Co.
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