Peter V. Ferris has joined Dur-A-Flex, a manufacturer of polymer flooring and wall systems, as president and chief operating officer.
Ferris was formerly president of Charter Medical Ltd., and also has held senior executive positions with Tyco International Inc., and Dexter Corp.
Bob Smith, Dur-A-Flex chairman and CEO, said Ferris “has consistently demonstrated throughout his career the ability to build teams that achieve strong performance and growth. We welcome his business experience and leadership.”
Prior to his stint as president of Charter Medical, Ferris was vice president of strategic marketing at Tyco. At Dexter, a coatings and specialty-chemicals company, he held a series of positions in marketing and R&D, eventually becoming vice president and general manager of the Polymer Systems business.
Dur-A-Flex, based in East Hartford, Conn., is a privately held manufacturer of epoxy, urethane, methyl methacrylate, and colored aggregates, and offers a line of high-performance polymer flooring and wall systems.