Leadership

 

Joseph G. Morone
President & Chief Executive Officer
Joseph G. Morone joined the Company in 2005. He has served the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2006, and President since August 1, 2005. He has been a director of the Company since 1996. From 1997 to July 2005, he served as President of Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to joining Bentley, he served as the Dean of the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he also held the Andersen Consulting Professorship of Management. He currently serves on the University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees and as the lead director of Transworld Entertainment Corporation.​
John B. Cozzolino
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
John B. Cozzolino joined the Company in 1994. He has served the Company as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since February 2011. From September 2010 to February 2011, he served as Vice President – Corporate Treasurer and Strategic Planning/Acting Chief Financial Officer, from February 2009 to September 2010, he served as Vice President – Corporate Treasurer and Strategic Planning, and from 2007 to February 2009, he served the Company as Vice President – Strategic Planning. From 2000 until 2007 he served as Director – Strategic Planning, and from 1994 to 2000 he served as Manager – Corporate Accounting.
Diane M. Loudon
President, Albany Engineered Composites
Diane M.  Loudon joined Albany Engineered Composites in November 2011 as Senior Vice President for Operations, and has led Albany Safran Composites since November 2013. In the twenty years prior to joining AEC, she served in a variety of executive roles in operations and program management in the medical devices industry, most recently with Accellent from 1996 to 2011. Prior to that she worked as a consultant establishing greater levels of manufacturing and organization effectiveness for various manufacturing companies in the automotive, aerospace and technology industries.
Daniel A. Halftermeyer
President - Machine Clothing
Daniel A. Halftermeyer joined the Company in 1987. He has served the Company as President – PMC since January 2010. He previously served the Company as Group Vice President – PMC Eurasia Business Corridor from August 2008 to December 2009, Group Vice President – PMC Europe from 2005 to August 2008, Vice President and General Manager – North American Dryer Fabrics from 1997 to March 2005, and Technical Director – Dryer Fabrics from 1993 to 1997. He held various technical and management positions in St. Stephen, South Carolina, and Sélestat, France, from 1987 to 1993.
Robert A. Hansen
Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer
Robert A. Hansen joined the Company in 1981. He has served the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since January 2010, Vice President – Corporate Research and Development from April 2006 to January 2010, and Director of Technical and Marketing – Europe Press Fabrics from 2004 to April 2006. From 2000 to 2004, he served as Technical Director – Press Fabrics, Göppingen, Germany. Previously he had the position of Technical Director in Dieren, The Netherlands, and had also held technical management and research and development positions in the Company’s Järvenpää, Finland, and Albany, New York facilities.
David M. Pawlick
Vice President - Controller
David M. Pawlick joined the Company in 2000. He has served the Company as Vice President – Controller since March 2008, and as Director of Corporate Accounting from 2000 to 2008. From 1994 to 2000 he served as Director of Finance and Controller for Ahlstrom Machinery, Inc. in Glens Falls, New York. Prior to 1994, he was employed as an Audit Manager for Coopers & Lybrand.
Charles J. Silva, Jr.
Vice President - General Counsel & Secretary
Charles J. Silva Jr. joined the Company in 1994. He has served the Company as Vice President – General Counsel and Secretary since 2002. He served as Assistant General Counsel from 1994 until 2002. Prior to 1994, he was an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton, an international law firm with headquarters in New York City.
Dawne H. Wimbrow
Vice President - Global Information Services & Chief Information Officer
Dawne H. Wimbrow joined the Company in 1993. She has served the Company as Vice President – Global Information Services and Chief Information Officer since September 2005. She previously served the Company in various management positions in the Global Information Systems organization. From 1980 to 1993, she worked as a consultant supporting the design, development, and implementation of computer systems for various textile, real estate, insurance, and law firms.
Joseph M. Gaug
Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary
Joseph M. Gaug joined the Company in 2004. He has served the Company as Associate General Counsel since 2004 and as Assistant Secretary since 2006. Prior to 2004, he was a principal with McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C., a law firm located in Albany, New York.