Special-Lite Inc. announced Ken Bowditch will assume the position of vice president of engineering. The company’s board of directors approved the promotion in April.
Bowditch joined Special-Lite in 2007 as a research and development engineer and was promoted to director of research and development. His has since conducted extensive research and testing for hurricane products, including doors for high-velocity hurricane zones.
“This is an exciting time at Special-Lite, our continued growth in our core educational market remains strong and is driven by the market’s demand for scalable safety, security and environmentally responsible products,” says Special-Lite CEO Henry L. Upjohn II. “We continue to invest significantly in maintaining our market leadership position with our focus on these priorities. In addition, we continue to broaden our product offering, especially in the interior products segment. This all places significant demands on our engineering team, and I am confident in Ken’s ability to lead us forward and drive these current and future initiatives.”
Since 2009, Bowditch simultaneously serves as a department associate for the University of Florida, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment.