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Amber M. Brookman to Depart as Brookwood CEO Frank Montie Named as Successor

December 7, 2020

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Amber M. Brookman to Depart as Brookwood CEO
Frank Montie Named as Successor

New York, New York, December, 2020 — Brookwood Companies, Inc., a leading integrated textile company and wholly owned subsidiary of the Hallwood Group, LLC, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Amber M. Brookman will be moving on effective January 1, 2021 to pursue other ventures. Frank Montie, who currently serves as Executive Vice President will assume the role of CEO.  Brookman has been the company’s chief executive officer since 1989, and will remain on the company’s Board of Directors and will serve as an advisor to Montie. 

“I am grateful and honored to have spent over 30 years leading this great company.  I am very proud of what my Brookwood colleagues and I have accomplished together during three decades.  Brookwood has grown to be an internationally recognized name in technical fabrics, and I am proud of our excellent reputation and the hard work undertaken to achieve it.  I believe that this is the right time for a transition, and following my departure I plan to pursue ventures that I have been passionate about for many years,” said Brookman.

Upon Brookman’s recommendation, the company’s Board of Directors has selected Frank Montie as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2021.

“Frank is well-prepared to lead this company,” said Brookman. “He has been with the company for over 20 years, is well-respected across the industry and embodies the company’s core values.”

More About Brookwood

Brookwood Companies is an integrated textile company providing a wide range of technically oriented military, tactical, medical, industrial and performance fabrics all over the world. Specializing in synthetic and synthetic blended fabric and drawing on a vast array of textile design and manufacturing capabilities, as well as extensive global relationships, we serve our customers in any market and any location.  With our sophisticated fiber and raw material design technology, powered through our technically driven U.S. textile manufacturing facilities, Brookwood Finishing and Brookwood Laminating, Brookwood specializes in textile development, production, and engineering, as well as dyeing, finishing, printing, coating and laminating. Our advanced technical textile product development systems incorporate an unprecedented array of equipment that has been able to reduce the time it takes to develop new, complex fabrics from months to days. Our fabrics are engineered to meet the highest technical specifications and are used by militaries and consumers world-wide requiring technical fabrics for highly specialized activities including sports, industrial and medical needs. Explore the possibilities at