Taylor Corp. Names Deb Taylor Its New CEO; Glen Taylor to Remain Chairman of the Board
NORTH MANKATO, Minn.—June 9, 2015—Taylor Corp., one of the U.S.’s largest privately held companies and one of the top 10 graphics communications companies in North America, today announced that Deb Taylor has been named CEO. Company founder Glen Taylor will remain chairman of the board.
"Taylor Corp. is a large and diversified business," said Glen Taylor. "When Deb joined the company more than four years ago, I knew that she would learn our business quickly. She has also demonstrated a practical approach to leadership that is consistent with our principles yet reflects her unique gifts. I look forward to seeing Taylor Corp. continue to thrive under her leadership."
Deb Taylor, on her new position, commented, "I am humbled by Glen’s confidence in me and excited about where our organization is headed. I am fortunate to have the support of a very talented and committed team of more than 9,000 employees. While change and consolidation are a constant in our industry, one thing remains unchanged: our focus on meeting our customers’ needs today and into the future."
About Taylor Corp.
Leveraging the diverse capabilities of its more than 80 companies around the world, Taylor Corp., one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., helps millions of consumers celebrate events and milestones and enables businesses—including more than half of the Fortune 500—to express their brands and differentiate themselves in the marketplace. Headquartered in North Mankato, Minn., Taylor Corp. owns world-class companies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the U.K., France, India, China, Bulgaria and the Philippines.