April 15, 2014 – Executive search firm Epsen Fuller Group has placed Michael S.Zedalis, Ph.D., as president and chief operating officer of Tingley Rubber Corporation. Formerly, Dr. Zedalis was senior vice president, advanced concepts & technologies and chief technology officer spanning an 11 year career at Ansell. “We were searching for deep and relevant PP&E industry experience and demonstrated success in driving dramatic top-line growth through product innovation,” said Thomas Fuller, Epsen Fuller managing partner. “A materials science expert in chemicals, textiles, and polymers, Dr. Zedalis has the industry knowledge necessary for success in this niche industry, as well as a fantastic track record in operational innovation.” Founded in 1896,Tingley Rubber Corporation is a world leader in the manufacture of Personal Protection & Equipment (PP&E) for use in harsh and/or hazardous environments. Epsen Fuller Group is an executive search and leadership consulting firm headquartered in New York, with offices in New Jersey and San Francisco.