Mike Hovan, named chief operating officer of Lauren International in March 2016, is responsible for promoting development and driving growth within the Lauren International subsidiaries.
Mike Hovan joined Lauren Manufacturing in 1993 as Mixing Plant Manager and quickly assumed greater levels of responsibility. Over the following two decades, Hovan served as President of Lauren Manufacturing, President of Edgetech, and Vice President of Lauren International. He also served as a Board Member of Lauren International.
Following the sale of Edgetech to Quanex in 2011, Hovan became Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Quanex and focused on building a consolidated sales and marketing team. In 2014, he was promoted to President/General Manager of Mikron Industries, Inc. – Quanex’s largest business division.
In 2016, Hovan returned to the Lauren International family as its COO. He is recognized for his exceptional leadership skills and his commitment to give back to the community.
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