Michael Ruby (photo) is the new President of Microban International. The appointment was made alongside Graham Harvey as Senior Director of Business Development for the global built-in business, and both are effective October 1, 2021.
Since joining Microban in 2018, Ruby has been instrumental in implementing a sustainable development process and business strategy. He was also heavily involved in executing the consolidation of the Microban and Thomson Research businesses alongside Joe Lyons, the previous President who will now focus on the wider goals of the entire Barr Brands International group, the parent company of Microban. Harvey, who also joined the company in 2018, has contributed significantly to the increase in branded partnerships and revenue across all international territories.
The producer of antimicrobial additives and odor control solutions, Microban International Ltd., Huntersville, NC/USA, also welcomes Bart Kennedy as the new Senior Director of Business Development leading the global textiles team. Kennedy joins the company with a wealth of experience in sales and marketing leadership in the global textiles marketplace for leading international brands. He will help the team develop new and expand existing relationships with home, healthcare, apparel, and PPE textile partners in odor control applications.