Christopher Roy Named CEO of Toray Plastics (America)
North Kingstown, RI, August 9, 2023-Toray Plastics (America) announced that Christopher Roy has been appointed CEO and will continue as president and COO.
Roy has been with Toray Plastics (America) for more than 25 years and will assume full P&L responsibility for the company. He replaces Ken Kurokawa, who has been on assignment at Toray in Rhode Island since 2018 and is returning to Japan for a new position as senior director and general manager of the Shiga Plant. Toray also announces that Christopher Voght has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Torayfan Division. Voght most recently served as general manager of that division.
Roy has been president and COO of Toray Plastics (America) since 2022. He has managed the company’s three operating divisions-Torayfan and Lumirror films and PEF foams. He also oversaw Toray’s finance, human resources, environmental health and safety, IS, purchasing, engineering and maintenance, R&D, and marketing support functions. Before that appointment, he was executive vice president of the Torayfan and Lumirror divisions. He has also been the Torayfan Division’s senior vice president, general manager, and senior director of sales and marketing. He launched his career at Toray in 1998 as a director of sales.
Toray makes nylon fiber and a host of other products.