The Crypton Companies (Crypton LLC & Nanotex LLC), providers of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, has appointed industry veteran John Edelman to serve as executive chairman of the board, effective immediately.
Edelman has decades of experience in all aspects of the design business and is a respected advocate in the design community.
From 2010-2019, John was the CEO of Design Within Reach and Herman Miller Consumer group. He transformed that business from one that was struggling with sales and identity to a profitable, recognized, global design leader. Prior to that, he was President of Edelman Leather and served on the Board of Directors of Waterworks. He brings a wealth of knowledge, industry experience and a proven track record of positioning companies for strategic growth and successful outcomes to the Crypton Companies.