As a third generation leader of the family-owned company, Chris was named CEO in 2015 in addition to his role as President. His responsibilities include global strategic direction and long-range planning. Chris joined SICO® in 1999. He served in various capacities throughout the organization domestically and internationally becoming deeply involved in all aspects of the business. Prior to becoming CEO and President, he was General Manager in Australia; President of SICO® America; President of the Asian Strategic Business Unit of Japan, Singapore and China; and Managing Director of SICO® Europe. Before joining SICO®, Chris served 12 years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Flight Officer and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Mathematics.