Brand & Oppenheimer Co., Inc., a Red Bank, N.J., textile converter and supplier, has appointed Edward Ricci, Ben Galben and Bryan Boulis to its CEO office. The trio was recruited by B&O’s controlling shareholder, Praesidian Capital.
Ricci, who will serve as CEO and oversee all B&O operations, is a third-generation textile executive who served as CEO of Duro, the textile company his grandfather founded in 1947. During his 22-year career in the industry, he has had responsibility for more than 3,000 textile workers worldwide. Galben brings an additional 17 years of experience in the industry, while Boulis has more than three decades of woven textile experience sourcing fabrics both domestically and globally for a variety of end users.
Brand & Oppenheimer specializes in providing textile solutions for market segments that include military, commercial, parachutes, medical and high-visibility work wear.