Albany International Corp. has announced that Russell E. Toney has been elected to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Toney, age 52, has served since 2018 as President, Specialty Business Group at Dover Corporation, a diversified global manufacturing company, responsible for multiple operating companies in Dover’s portfolio of entities producing highly engineered products for the electronics, automotive, industrial automation, defense and communications industry. From 2015 to 2018 he was Dover’s Senior Vice President, Global Sourcing, where he also had responsibility for its Global Innovation center in India. Before joining Dover, Mr. Toney spent 13 years at General Electric Company where he held various sales and leadership positions in its plastics business, as well as supply chain and leadership roles at its energy business. Prior to that, he was a strategy consultant with Boston Consulting Group and worked in engineering and manufacturing roles at Proctor Gamble Company. Mr. Toney holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton and an M.B.A. from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Albany International Chairman Erland (Erkie) Kailbourne said, “We are pleased to welcome Russell to our Board of Directors. He is a seasoned business leader who brings significant functional and industry experience. His experience in sales, operations, supply chain, and strategic consulting, as well as his engineering background, will contribute greatly to the Board’s vision and strategy for the Company. He is a leader with significant profit and loss responsibilities, who understands the challenges of bringing highly engineered products to market. He brings significant knowledge and experience to the role which will prove insightful as we continue to innovate and develop new product offerings. Mr. Toney will be a valuable contributor to our Board, and I take great pleasure in welcoming him as a new Director.”