Drytac Appoints New CEO to Succeed Founding Chairman/CEO

Drytac Appoints New CEO to Succeed Founding Chairman/CEO


Richmond, VA—Drytac, an international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products, appointed Hayden Kelley as the company’s new global chief executive officer, effective immediately. Kelley, who currently serves and will retain his role as managing director of Drytac Europe, succeeds his father Richard Kelley, the company’s founding chairman and former CEO.

Hayden Kelley

Richard Kelley will continue to serve as chairman, leading the board of directors and providing counsel on corporate business strategies. Marc Oosterhuis will remain president of Drytac North America, overseeing strategic operations in the U.S. and Canada.

Hayden Kelley’s previous roles include regional sales manager for Drytac’s Western United States territory and vice president of Sales and Marketing for Drytac Canada. His business acumen, coupled with in-depth industry knowledge and a strong corporate vision, cemented the decision to appoint him in the new role.

During his tenure with Drytac, he has “proven capable of delivering measurable results while maintaining the company’s reputation for quality products and exceptional service.” As global CEO, Kelley aims to further strengthen the brand through innovative product development, collaborative partnerships and streamlined costs.

“I am honored to lead Drytac into the next phase of innovation,” said Hayden Kelley. “Now more than ever, we are focused on building strong relationships with customers and partners across the globe. With a renewed commitment to forward-thinking corporate strategies that create tangible value, I believe we will see sustainable growth and profitability.”

Drytac manufactures adhesive-coated products, including graphic films, window films, double-sided tapes, self-adhesive print media, label stock, industrial adhesives, and heat-activated and pressure-sensitive laminates and mounting adhesives. The company also creates customized adhesive products to customer specifications. drytac.com