Industry leader PF Concept International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Polyconcept, announces the resignation of Managing Director Cees Martens effective immediately. Michael Bernstein, Vice-Chairman of Polyconcept and founder of Polyconcept North America division Leedsworld, Inc, will assume the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer of PF Concept effective immediately.
Philippe Varnier, Chairman of the Board of Polyconcept, expressed strong support for these changes. “While we are sorry to see Cees leave, we feel that Michael is the best choice we could hope for in terms of leading the PF organization forward until a new CEO is found. Michael’s experience and skills combined with the leading position of PF within the European market is a winning combination that will ensure PF’s continued success”.
Mr. Bernstein added, “I’ve been part of the Polyconcept organization for six years now and have gained a healthy knowledge and respect for what PF offers in terms of market position, history and strengths. My job is to harness these strengths so that we can continue to build on our legacy as a leader. I look forward to working with the staff and customers of PF as we move forward into 2012 and to contributing to the success of the company during this interim period.”