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C.R. Laurence Announces Arty Feles as President

Arty FelesC.R. Laurence Co. announced Arty Feles as president of CRL.

Feles is a key leader who has helped guide the company’s growth for the past 12 years in roles including chief financial officer and, most recently, regional president of U.S. operations. A member of the senior leadership team, Feles continues to be integral to company leadership.

He will be supported in the role by a dedicated senior leadership team of Mazdak Vaezpour, regional president of international operations; Barbara Haaksma, senior vice president of marketing; Shirin Khosravi, senior vice president of human resources; Jacque Maples, senior vice president of customer experience; and Steve Whitcomb, senior vice president of sales and operations. The team will drive the future of CRL by delivering exceptional customer experiences, empowering employees and creating new opportunities. “I look forward to leading this outstanding team and continuing CRL’s commitment to excellence, exceptional customer service, breadth of innovative products and our vision for transformative change,” says Arty Feles, president of CRL.

Before joining CRL, Feles worked for 16 years at Edelbrock Corp., a manufacturer of high-performance automotive parts, serving in roles including chief financial officer and vice chairman.

He succeeds Lloyd Talbert who will provide continuity as change management lead on ongoing strategic initiatives.