July 13, 2006 – Nano-Tex Inc., a textile technology company providing nanotechnology-based enhancements to the apparel and commercial interiors markets, announced that James Curley has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the company and named to its board of directors.
Curley joined Nano-Tex as chief financial officer in June 2005 and was responsible for all financial and administrative functions of the company, as well as supply chain management. In December 2005, Curley was named interim CEO, responsible for the company’s leadership and direction, after Nano-Tex’s contract with previous CEO Donn Tice expired and Tice left the company.
In his new position, Curley will continue to oversee all aspects of the company’s worldwide business operations including its continued expansion into the apparel and commercial interiors markets.
Prior to joining Nano-Tex, Curley was chief financial officer of LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., where he was part of the senior team that led LeapFrog to become the nation’s third largest toy manufacturer with sales of $680 million. From 1992 to 1998 he was chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of The Gymboree Corp.