Director of Marketing Communications, MITY Inc.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MITY ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF A NEW PRESIDENT
OREM, Utah—December 6, 2018—MITY Inc. announces that Christopher Galbraith has been promoted to the role of President. Over the past three years, Galbraith has served as the Chief Operating Officer for MITY, a global market leader of professionally designed, highly durable banquet, meeting, event and dining furniture.
“Christopher has demonstrated tremendous leadership qualities since joining the MITY executive team,” said Bart deBie, Managing Director of Prospect Capital Corp., parent company of MITY. “We’re confident he can lead this organization in a positive direction as we continue to grow and serve our global markets.”
In his role as COO, Galbraith oversaw the business operation of engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and quality improvement. As President, he will manage all internal departments and guide their efforts to create meaningful products that deliver significant value for MITY customers.
“I plan to continue our focus on the customer by listening to their feedback, so we can deliver products that truly fit their needs,” said Galbraith. “I have an interest in modernizing the organization to improve our processes in ways that benefit our customers while creating products that fit our brand objectives.”
Before joining MITY, Galbraith served as Executive Director of Strategy for Sealed Air Corporation, a Fortune 500 organization with multifaceted manufacturing operations. He holds a master’s degree in business from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from BYU-Idaho. Galbraith has also achieved a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
About MITY Inc.
The MITY family of products includes durable furniture brands MityLite, Holsag, Bertolini, XpressPort and Broda. MityLite manufactures award-winning and professionally designed furniture products for the global, commercial marketplace. Holsag builds furniture for the senior living, healthcare, education and hospitality markets. XpressPort is a leader in storage and transportation products for the public assembly and hospitality markets. Bertolini manufactures comfortable and durable seating for the worship market. Broda delivers a unique line of tilt-in-space positioning wheelchairs for senior living and healthcare. The company is based in Orem, Utah and has manufacturing operations in Lindsay, Ontario; Kitchener, Ontario; and Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Visit mityinc.com for more information.