Crosman Corp. has named Phil Dolci president and CEO, the Bloomfield, Ontario County, company said Tuesday.
He replaces Kenneth D’Arcy at the sporting goods manufacturer. D'Arcy was replaced as a result of succession planning, company officials said.
Dolci has worked for a number of companies, most recently serving as CEO of the Jarden Corp.’s Leisure and Entertainment Group and president of the U.S. Playing Card Co., which is a division of Jarden.
He also served as vice president with Sanford L.P., a division of Newell Rubbermaid, where he contributed to the growth of such brands as Sharpie and Expo. Before that, Dolci spent 14 years in the food industry at ConAgra Foods Inc., Dean Foods and Kraft Foods Inc.
“Joining the Crosman team on the eve of its 90th year is especially exciting,” Dolci said in a statement. “I’m thankful for the opportunity, and eager to guide this organization of dedicated and talented people. Together, we will continue the journey of process improvement, continued expansion into new markets, and significant long-term growth.”
Dolci is an MBA graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and earned his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Chicago in economics.
Crosman employs roughly 295 local workers.
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