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Isolatek Names Harvey CEO

Isolatek International, a Stanhope-based market leading manufacturer and supplier of passive fireproofing technologies, has appointed Michael Harvey as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Harvey’s experience encompasses over 35 years in the chemicals and construction industries. Isolatek is a portfolio company of SK Capital Partners (“SK Capital”).

Harvey joins Isolatek from Five Star Products, where he served as CEO and president since 2017. Prior to joining Five Star Products, he spent over a decade at GCP Applied Technologies during which he led the Global Passive Fire Protections business. Harvey holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

“We are pleased to welcome Mike to the Isolatek team,” said Randy Dearth, Board Member of Isolatek and senior director of SK Capital. “Mike is a senior executive with extensive leadership experience in Isolatek’s core markets. His industry knowledge of fire-resistant materials, coupled with his successful track record of transforming and growing businesses, makes him an excellent leader for the Company. This is an exciting time for the company as we continue to build upon Isolatek’s strong foundation, expand product and service offerings, and drive growth in our core markets. Scott Schwartz, who has led Isolatek for the past five years, will be leaving the company to pursue new opportunities. We thank Scott for his contributions and service to the company and wish him luck in his new ventures.”

Harvey added, “I am excited for the opportunity to work with the Isolatek team to drive its next chapter of growth. The company has a rich history as a leader in the production and distribution of proprietary passive fireproofing materials. I look forward to working in partnership with SK Capital and our Isolatek colleagues to build on the company’s excellent reputation of protecting people and to help unlock its full potential.”

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