PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release
Highwood USA Names New President
[Tue, Nov 22, 2016—Hometown, PA] Today, Highwood USA (Hometown, PA) announced the promotion of Danielle Hess to the position of President & Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Hess, who lives in Jim Thorpe with her husband and 3 children, joined the company in 2006 as Operations Manager, and subsequently was promoted to Plant Manager. As President & COO, Danielle will have full responsibility for all day-to-day management of Highwood, including Operations, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Human Resources, and Accounting.
John Quarmley, Highwood’s CEO, stated: “Danielle personifies Highwood’s principles. She takes on whatever job comes her way. She joins others to tackle problems as a team, and she demonstrates a high degree of care and concern for customers and employees alike. Further, Danielle has demonstrated strong leadership and a clear vision for the future of Highwood.”
About Highwood USA
Highwood USA LLC was founded in 2003 as a manufacturer of high-quality synthetic wood for the hot tub/spa and furniture industries. The company employs 100 people in the Tidewood Industrial Park in Hometown, where it produces extruded synthetic lumber and fabricates a wide array of outdoor furniture and garden accessories. Highwood strives for excellence by investing in its employees, its processes, state-of-the art labs and continuous improvement efforts. Highwood is also committed to environmental responsibility. The company uses solar power for approximately 20% of its energy needs.
For more information please contact:
Highwood USA LLC
87 Tide Road; Hometown, PA 18252