Ralph Polumbo, President

Ralph Polumbo was named President of Albany Engineered Composites in November 2013. He had held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Albany Engineered Composites since December 2010. Mr. Polumbo joined Albany International Corp. in 2006 as Senior Vice President-Global Human Resources and he was subsequently named Chief Administrative Officer of Albany International in 2009. 

Before joining Albany, Mr. Polumbo served as Head of Human Capital for Deephaven Capital Management, and from 1999 to 2004, he was Vice President–Human Resources and Business Integration for MedSource Technologies, participating as a leader with the successful start-up in the Class 3 medical device market space. Mr. Polumbo joined MedSource following his role as Vice President – Integration for Rubbermaid; he was located in Waterloo, Belgium, with responsibility for the pan-European integration of acquired housewares businesses. Prior to joining Rubbermaid, from 1974 to 1994, he held various Senior Human Resource and Operations positions for The Stanley Works. 

Mr. Polumbo received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and an M.S. in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.