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California Sports Surfaces Announces New Senior Leadership

ANDOVER, Mass – September 22, 2017 – The California Sports Surfaces (CSS) brand, as part of ICP Construction (ICP), today announces the appointments of Steve Lock as global vice president; John Graham as leader, strategic accounts and global relationships; and Malcolm Parkes as managing director, Australia California Sports Surfaces. CSS is the leading supplier of such prestigious sports surfacing solutions as DecoTurf, Plexicushion Prestige, Rebound Ace, Premier Sports Coatings, Premier Court and Plexitrac. These world-renowned product lines supply the US Open, the Australian Open and other distinguished sporting events.

Steve Lock has assumed the role of global vice president, responsible for managing the US and global sales and marketing teams for California Sport Surfaces. He was previously the leader for California Sports Surfaces in Australia and the Asia/Pacific region, and will be relocating to ICP global headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Lock has 20 years of experience with Tennis Australia, where he managed different facets of business, advanced the sport of tennis and built its brand in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Lock has an MBA in sports management from the Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.
John Graham will assume the role of leader, strategic accounts and global relationships. Graham has more than 30 years of experience in managing and developing key relationships within the field of tennis. His vast network will continue to strengthen the position of the strong brands of the CSS business.
Malcolm Parkes has assumed the role of managing director, Australia for California Sports Surfaces. He was previously the CSS business manager for North Australia. Parkes has been involved in the international sports construction industry for 40 years, with 16 years of sales experience in Australia.

“With this new leadership team in place, we look forward to taking the CSS business to the next stage of growth and profitability, by continuing our investments in the business, globalizing our footprint and building on our strong brand presence,” said Zain Mahmood, division president, ICP Construction.

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ICP Group Appoints Zain Mahmood as Construction Division President

ANDOVER, Mass., July 25, 2017 – ICP Construction (ICP), a division of the ICP Group, is proud to announce Zain Mahmood as Division President. ICP Construction is a leading supplier of the highest quality construction coatings and systems, including durable sport surface systems, industrial floor coatings, stone and masonry waterproofing, environmental abatement and restoration solutions, and architectural paints, stains, and related technical coatings.

Mahmood comes to ICP Construction with decades of experience in the contractor-oriented, construction products industry. He most recently served as President of Specialty Building Materials, Operations and Supply Chain at GCP Applied Technologies (a division of WR Grace). He was part of a leadership team that successfully took GCP public and increased market capitalization in excess of 90%, delivering significant growth in both revenue and gross margin along with the completion of one bolt-on acquisition and the launching of new products. Previously, Mahmood instituted winning growth strategies as President and CEO of both Demilec Group, a spray foam insulation company and Parkson Corporate, a wastewater treatment solutions company.

“The technologies, products, and programs that ICP Construction offer are unique and differentiating. My focus will be to continue to build on that platform, expanding our presence in North America and introducing additional coating solutions to meet specifications in new applications and markets,” explains Mahmood. “The entrepreneurial culture of ICP means I will be rolling up my sleeves and working side-by-side with the team and I am excited to get started.”

“Zain’s background in the contractor-focused construction products area makes him a great fit as the ICP Construction leader. He has a strong track record of building winning teams and growth strategies that result in significant value creation,” said Doug Mattscheck, President and CEO, ICP Group. “ICP Group is pleased to welcome Zain and his extensive experience and knowledge to our leadership team.”

Mahmood will be based in ICP’s Andover, Massachusetts facility. ICP Construction manufactures products under recognized brands such as California Paints, Fixall, Storm System, Rock-Tred, Dry-Treat, Fiberlock, and California Sports Surfaces.

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Innovative Chemical Products Group Announces Acquisition of Rock-Tred by Construction Division

Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) has acquired Rock-Tred, an innovative specialty floor coatings company, to join our Construction products division. Rock-Tred products include wall coatings, flexible membranes, joint sealants, and patching compounds. The addition of Rock-Tred products will help to diversify our capabilities and strengthen our presence in the specialty construction coatings market. For more information and to view the press release, click here.

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