|By PR Newswire||
|September 17, 2013 02:00 AM EDT||
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Star Products, Inc. is pleased to announce that Frederic E. Rubin, a seasoned financial executive, has joined the company's leadership team as Chief Financial Officer.
Fred brings over 25 years of C-level experience in financial management and financial controls. Before joining Five Star Products, Inc., he served as Managing Director of Sandhopper, LLC, delivering fractional CFO services to middle-market companies, and previously as Chief Financial Officer at the Judlau Companies, a privately-held group of civil and specialty construction contractors building transit-related capital improvement and public works projects.
"Fred's impressive background in construction finance makes him a great fit for his new role at Five Star Products, Inc." said President and CEO Wilfred Martinez. "We welcome him to our leadership team and look forward to his financial stewardship of our rapid global growth."
"I'm excited to join an executive team that has successfully grown at double-digit rates in defiance of the challenging economic climate," said Rubin. "I am impressed by the team's dedication to solid strategic growth, its devotion to its employees and customers, and its commitment to social responsibility."
Fred specializes in managing and upgrading financial and administrative functions and is intimately aware of the challenges of managing growth in the industrial-focused construction industry. Fred received a Masters in Management from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Westport, CT.
About Five Star Products, Inc.: A global provider of high-performance products to the industrial, infrastructure, and commercial industries, Five Star Products, Inc. has been family-owned and operated since 1955. The company's product line includes high-performance cementitious and epoxy machinery grouts, concrete repair and restoration products, chemical resistant coatings, and waterproofing products sold under the Five Star® and EZ-Cure® brands. For information on Five Star® products call 203.336.7900, or visit www.FiveStarProducts.com.
Contact: Steven Lupien
SOURCE Five Star Products, Inc.