ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.
About ICP Construction, a division of the ICP Group
A global leader in the paints and coatings industry, ICP Construction is committed to providing the highest-quality paints, coatings, sports surfaces and environmental remediation solutions for the architectural and building industries. Our family of award-winning brands provides innovative products, support and dedication to our customers. Our products set the standard in their markets, and our continued investment in advanced technology and delivery offers unparalleled value to our customers. Visit www.icp-construction.com for more information.
About ICP Group
Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) is a leading specialty chemical company engaged in the formulation, manufacturing, and marketing of coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (CASE). With operations headquartered in Andover MA, and divisional headquarters in Massachusetts, Ohio and Illinois, ICP serves multiple end markets, including: OEM, industrial, building materials, packaging, printing, specialty construction, and sports surfaces. ICP Group is privately held and manufactures products under several recognized, specialty brands. For more information on the Construction, Adhesives & Sealants, and Industrial divisions of the ICP Group, visit www.icpgroup.com.