BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmons Industries, Inc. is pleased to introduce Karen A. Foley as our new Chief Financial Officer. Karen joined Symmons in 2008 as Manager of Finance. She was promoted to Director of Finance in 2010 and then appointed to the company's leadership team in 2017. Since joining Symmons, Karen has led many cross-functional teams that impact many of the company's key strategic initiatives, including new product development, retail/e-commerce, and risk management.
Of Karen's promotion, Tim O'Keeffe, Chief Executive Officer, said, "Karen has earned the respect of team members here in Braintree and all over our country with our sales team. Her dedication to the team, idea generation, and consistent results are what set her apart as a leader at Symmons."
Karen earned a Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance from University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Suffolk University. Prior to joining Symmons, Karen had a successful career at Haemonetics Corporation and local biotech companies performing roles of increasing responsibility in finance, sales, and business strategy.
Outside of Symmons, Karen is very active in fundraising events benefiting the Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children in Canton, MA. Karen has also volunteered for Canton Public Schools and the town's youth and high school sports teams.
About Symmons Industries, Inc.
Since 1939, Symmons Industries has been a premier manufacturer of commercial and residential plumbing products. Backed by a customer-first culture, Symmons offers a variety of durable, reliable, and beautifully designed plumbing fittings for residential and commercial applications. Symmons' pressure-balancing, anti-scald shower valve, in combination with its expansive premium products for kitchen and bath makes Symmons truly the smart choice in plumbing. Symmons continues to innovate within the custom fittings category, creating distinctive design solutions for premium hospitality and condominium projects.
Headquartered in Braintree, MA, Symmons is a privately-held company with regional sales offices and local representatives located throughout the United States, Canada, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.symmons.com or call 1-800-SYMMONS.
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