T.D. Decker named CEO of composites specialist Acell Industries

Decker comes to Ireland-based Acell Industries with several decades of corporate management and governance experience.

Composites fabricator Acell Industries Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland) has announced the appointment of T.D. Decker as the company's president and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective May 7. Decker assumes the role of CEO from Aldino Albertelli, Acell’s founder and principal inventor, who will serve as chairman of the Board of Directors and CTO.

Decker has diverse experience leading high- and low-tech product and process manufacturing companies, and has worked with entrepreneurs, private equity, Fortune 50 and family-owned businesses in start-up, emerging growth, operating improvement and turnaround situations. He previously has served as CEO/president/operating partner/chief restructuring officer for more than a dozen businesses, and has served as a board member for more than 30 companies and non-profits. In addition to being an operator, he also has unique finance experiences as an interim CFO, principal with an LBO firm, investor with a family office and president of a $3 billion alternative investment firm.

"T.D. Decker has a 26-year track record as an organization builder, change agent, and coach," Albertelli says. "He has a history of developing leaders while improving customer satisfaction, business results, the culture and shareholder value. We are excited to have him lead the Acell team.”