Chief Executive Officer
Donald Romine joined Web Industries in 1973 after attending the Florida Institute of Technology. Over more than 40 years at Web, he has served as Manufacturing Supervisor, Plant Manager, General Manager, VP of Manufacturing, and company President from 1991 – 2015. Since becoming CEO of Web Industries in 1995, one of his main goals has been growing Web’s business while preserving the key company tenets of building healthy relationships, serving customers with excellent performance, and respecting the inherent worth of individuals. Under Mr. Romine’s leadership, Web has transitioned into a 100% employee-owned corporation, empowered people to develop their full potential, and expanded the company’s capabilities to meet the high-tech needs of its business partners.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Mark Pihl has extensive experience in executive and operations leadership roles, and his 25+ year career with Web Industries is highlighted by his proven ability to apply world-class standards for technology, systems, quality, and service to build organizations focused on scalable growth, financial health, and delivering industry-leading solutions for customers. Named Web Industries COO in 2010, a member of the Board of Directors in 2012, and President in 2015, Mr. Pihl has been instrumental in realigning company assets and resources to better meet customer and market needs, supporting client-driven international expansion, and positioning all aspects of the company for significant future growth. Mark studied business at Nichols College in Massachusetts, and has held various executive and operations roles for Sony Chemical, USA and FLEXcon, Inc. Mark is a trusted leader who is committed to developing the talent of Web’s employee-owners and establishing a legacy of delivering outstanding solutions for Web’s partners.
Chief Financial Officer
Originally hired as Corporate Controller in 1998, Jon brought over 22 years prior CPA and corporate finance experience to Web. In his first years with the company, Mr. Nuñez oversaw the development and implementation of new accounting and corporate operating systems that increased transactional efficiencies. Jon was also a key member of the corporate team that managed Web’s transition into an employee-owned company. As Vice President of Finance and CFO, Jon is building a deep accounting talent pool to prepare for Web’s future growth. A graduate of Bentley College, where he earned his BS in Accounting, Jon credits much of his success to his ability to understand the complexity of how things work, believing that “if you don’t understand what you are working on, then you don’t have the knowledge to fix what’s wrong.”
Vice President of Corporate Development
Vice President of Marketing
Kevin Young brings over 30 years of international business experience in the materials, specialty chemicals, medical products, and consumer packaging industries to Web Industries. As Vice President of Corporate Development, Mr. Young will leverage his Fortune 500 business experience at companies such as Mondi North America, Avery Dennison, Sony, and Gillette to identify and implement business and operational changes that will improve Web’s competitiveness and expand the company’s reach across our markets. Mr. Young holds an MBA from Babson College and has a BA in Economics from Boston College. He is also a certified Green Belt in Design for Six Sigma. A member of Web’s Board of Directors since 2014, Mr. Young will retain his board seat as a management representative.
Vice President of Sales
Jason Surman brings nearly 25 years of experience in sales, operations and business development to Web Industries. As Vice President of Sales, Mr. Surman will focus on new business opportunities as well as providing guidance to Web’s market teams to ensure that our value proposition continues to meet customer expectations. Joining Web in 2012, he is passionate about developing and implementing transformative business practices that leverage existing organizational strengths to achieve success. Previously, he has held sales and business development positions at Kraton Polymers and filled a wide range of sales and operations roles at National Starch & Chemical Company. Mr. Surman earned his MBA from Georgia State University and his BS in Chemical Engineering from Penn State.
Combining old-school industry experience with innovative business practices, Web’s leadership team has built an employee-owned CMO for the future. Contact us at +1 508.573.7979 or through our website to find out how our companies can partner for success.