ST. LOUIS, MO — Accella Performance Materials, St. Louis, Missouri, has promoted Joe Negrey to Vice President and General Manager of its Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Insulation business unit. Negrey will oversee all business operations, helping to advance Accella's commitment to bringing energy-saving, cost-efficient SPF technology to the North American and global markets.
A veteran within the polymers space, Negrey has more than two decades of process engineering, product development, sales, marketing and manufacturing experience in the polyurethane systems industry. Prior to assuming this current role, Negrey served as Vice President of Accella’s Tire Fill division where, under his leadership, the brand's foam fill product business for the off-the-road tire industry grew to become the recognized international category leader.
Negrey has also served in various other capacities within the Accella brand family and held positions as Operations Manager, Director of Operations and Vice President of Operations.