Custom compounder Teknor Apex has appointed William J. Murray as its new president.
Murray succeeds Jonathan D. Fain, who remains CEO and becomes chairman of the board.
Murray joined Teknor Apex in 1978 as a project engineer. Subsequent positions included those of plant engineer, plant manager, and corporate director of engineering. He was promoted to vice president of manufacturing in 1992, to senior vice president of manufacturing in 2002, and to executive vice president of the companyin 2006.
Pawtucket, R.I.-based Teknor Apex operates twelve manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Murray has also been appointed president of Singapore-based Teknor Apex Asia Pacific.