LATICRETE North America Team Updates

The Next Generation of Leadership is Ready to Step Up

Ed Metcalf, President of LATICRETE North America with Ron Nash, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America

Left to Right: Ed Metcalf, current President of LATICRETE North America with Ron Nash, current Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America

 

Big News! The next generation of leadership is ready to step up at LATICRETE North America. Ed Metcalf, who has been with the company for more than 35 years and has served as President of LATICRETE North America since 2005, will step down and assume the role of Special Advisor on July 1. Ron Nash, currently Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing North America, will succeed Metcalf as President of LATICRETE North America. Metcalf will work with Nash to ensure a smooth transition and will leave the company by the end of 2021 for a new chapter of his personal and professional life.

 

Patrick Millot, CEO LATICRETE with Ed Metcalf, President LATICRETE North America and Ron Nash, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing North America

Left to Right: Patrick Millot, CEO of LATICRETE with Ed Metcalf and Ron Nash

 

“Ron epitomizes the best of LATICRETE’s continuous focus on development and grooming of the next generation of leaders within our own corporate family. His energy, loyalty to our customers and passion for growth have and will continue to serve our company well. When Ed leaves us later this year, we will miss his leadership but are equally excited about what lies ahead for him as he embarks on a new chapter of his life.” - Patrick Millot, CEO of LATICRETE

Read the press release about the transition.

 

On the eve of the announcement about the changing of the guard, TileLetter sat down with outgoing LATICRETE President and COO Ed Metcalf, and incoming President Ron Nash to gain insight from these two leaders as they look back over their careers and look into the future. This change in leadership at LATICRETE is more than simple succession planning; it is a retooling of the company to enable it to be a sleek, responsive, family-style business that gets out in front of changes in the industry and enables the company, its partners and its customers to ride the wave to success.

Learn about the priorities of our team during this transition in the TileLetter interview.

 

Ron Nash, President and COO of LATICRETE North America

Ron Nash, President of LATICRETE North America

Ronald Nash, President of the North America Division of LATICRETE International, Inc. received his Bachelor of Science in Botany/Plant Biology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and is a graduate of the Global Leadership Executive Program in Organizational Leadership from Yale in New Haven, CT.  

Since joining LATICRETE as a Technical Sales Representative in 2004, Ron has progressively assumed more responsibility overseeing sales and marketing. His high-energy approach and commitment to building long-lasting client relationships have helped drive the vision and growth at LATICRETE. 

 
Ron has Captain Don Peak Award for Leadership and Timothy Alper Award for outstanding customer service among other distinctions in the field and will continue to add value across departments as President of North America Division of LATICRETE International, Inc. effective July 2021. 

He serves on industry committees including the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA). Ron resides in Ogden, Utah with his wife and three daughters. 

 

“Just as we place great importance on developing innovative products using the latest technology, we make it a priority to develop home-grown talent that knows our company, our customers and our industry." - David Rothberg, Chairman
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