INDA hires new chief operating officer

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Tony Fragnito, INDA's new chief operating officer.
Tony Fragnito, INDA's new chief operating officer.

Tony Fragnito has joined INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, as chief operating officer.

Reporting to INDA president Dave Rousse, Fragnito will take a lead role in updating the association’s technology platform, financial operations and implementing its new strategic plan.

He brings decades of leadership experience assisting trade and professional organisations in realizing their organizational and operational potential.

A certified public accountant, Fragnito brings decades of leadership experience assisting trade and professional organizations to INDA. He most recently served as chief financial officer of the International Society of Automation (ISA) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Before that he was chief executive officer of XBRL International Inc, an international consortium of companies which developed and promoted technologies for the collection of business and financial data.

“We welcome Tony to the INDA organisation and look forward to leveraging his executive insights and proven track record as we continue to develop and implement INDA’s evolving strategic plan,” said Christopher Astley, chief commercial officer of Glatfelter and INDA board chair.

“Tony combines an entrepreneurial spirit with the strategic executive management skills INDA needs as we implement our new, 5-pillar strategic plan,” said Rousse. “I look forward to working with him to keep INDA an organisation in constant pursuit of excellence providing ever greater value to our industry and our members.”