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Chrisafides Named CEO of Elite

Elite Comfort Solutions Names Former Dow Executive as CEO

Elite Comfort Solutions LLC (ECS) today announced that the board of directors has selected Chris Chrisafides as its Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Chrisafides most recently led Dow Chemical’s North American $1.0+ billion polyurethane division as the Commercial Vice President.  Prior to that he served in a variety of senior leadership roles, including General Manager and Global Business Development Director at Rohm & Haas.  Mr. Chrisafides succeeds Dino Rossi who served as interim CEO and will now move into a board advisory role.


Headquartered in Newnan, Georgia, ECS was formed in 2016 by Arsenal Capital Partners.  Through the combination of Pacific Urethanes, Elite Foam, certain assets of Hickory Springs Manufacturing and a chemical additives company, Arsenal has built ECS into a leading specialty foam business.  Elite Comfort Solutions has a national network of 12 production facilities and over 800 employees throughout the U.S.  With its broad and deep industry position, ECS is uniquely qualified to provide e-commerce, retail and OEM customers the most advanced technology solutions in the polyurethane foam market today.