Cooley Group names new president

(Pawtucket, RI) Cooley Group has named Dan Dwight to serve as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Dwight, with global leadership experience in operations, finance, technology commercialization and private equity, will be responsible for driving the overall performance of the company.

Prior to joining the Cooley Group, Dwight provided strategic, operational and financial leadership to companies at varying stages of development and to private equity and venture capital firms, with 17 years in a steady progression of domestic and international executive roles for GE, including seven years in Asia.

Dwight holds a Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont. Dwight is a member of the Board of Directors of Satcon Technology Corporation, a NASDAQ listed renewable energy company.

Cooley Group, established in 1926, designs, develops and manufactures high-performance flexible membranes used worldwide in applications including outdoor advertising, water, fuel and chemical containment, military fabrics and commercial roofing. The Cooley Group, with headquarters in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, has multiple manufacturing facilities located in Rhode Island and South Carolina. For additional information contact, Cooley Group, 50 Esten Avenue, Pawtucket, RI, 02860, telephone 800-922-0072, email, web