Paul Boggs

Paul Boggs is CEO of Nanogate North America.

MANSFIELD -- Paul Boggs has been appointed sole Chief Executive Officer at Nanogate North America, while Rick Taylor has been appointed to the new position of Senior Advisor Innovation Strategy, according to a press release issued by the company on Monday afternoon.

The leadership changes came "after a considerable period of planning," Nanogate stated.

Boggs has been with the company for more than 25 years, starting in engineering and working through increasing responsibilities to become co-CEO. His promotion to President & CEO was effective Nov. 1, 2020.

Rick Taylor

Rick Taylor

Taylor is the fourth-generation leader who took over the family business in 1989. He sold the plastics business (known as Jay Plastics) to the German Nanogate Group in 2017. In his new role of Senior Advisor Innovation Strategy, he will primarily focus on the build-out of the company’s proprietary chrome replacement technology and on strategic opportunities in capital equipment and manufacturing assets.

“We are very fortunate to have Rick Taylor with his deep industry experience continue supporting our North American business and we thank him for his many years of leadership," Martin Hendricks, CEO of Nanogate SE Germany. "At the same time, we support the passing of the baton to Paul Boggs as the CEO of our largest subsidiary NNA and we look forward to continued growth and innovation leadership in the important US market.”

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