President and Chief Executive Officer
Scott M. Rajeski has served as our President and Chief Executive since October 2017 and Director since December 2020. He previously served as our Chief Financial Officer and Vice President since August 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Rajeski served as a Director of Finance at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a semiconductor manufacturing company, from 2009 to 2012. Prior to that Mr. Rajeski was the Chief Financial Officer for Americas of Momentive Performance Materials/GE Silicones, a former division of General Electric, from 2004 to 2009 and held various finance positions at General Electric from 1991 to 2003. Mr. Rajeski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in math and a minor in business economics from the State University of New York at Potsdam and a Master of Business Administration degree from Clarkson University. Mr. Rajeski also graduated from General Electric’s Executive Finance Leadership Program and Finance Management Program, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Chief Operating Officer
Sanjeev Bahl was appointed as our Chief Operating Officer, effective in January 2022. Mr. Bahl has more than 20 years of experience in global operations, supply chain and procurement. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Bahl served as Vice President of Global Operations at Newell Brands since 2019, where he was responsible for all aspects of multi-site, global operations including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, procurement, customer service, inventory management, complexity reduction & supplier quality. Prior to that, Mr. Bahl was Vice President of Global Procurement and Supply Chain at Danaher from 2015 to 2019. Mr. Bahl started his career as a consulting engineer at SPECS where he designed electrical systems for chemical processing plant projects and has since then served in leadership roles across a variety of companies including United Technologies, Stanley, Black & Decker and more. Mr. Bahl holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, New Delhi, India and a Master of Business Administration degree from York University in Toronto, Canada.
J. Mark Borseth
Interim Chief Financial Officer
J. Mark Borseth was appointed as our Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective March 2023, after briefly serving as Strategic Advisor, effective February 2023. Mr. Borseth previously served as our Strategic Advisor from July 2022 until December 2022 and our Chief Financial Officer from February 2020 to July 2022. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Borseth served in the roles of President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2017 to August 2019, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer from July 2017 to September 2017 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2015 to June 2017 of Ranpak, a manufacturer of paper packaging converter machines and paper products. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Borseth served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Constar International, a producer of polyethylene terephthalate plastic containers, leading its turn-around out of bankruptcy in January 2011 and December 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Borseth served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Eclipse Aviation, a jet manufacturer, from 2007 to 2009. From 1984 to 2007, Mr. Borseth served in various financial and operational roles of increasing responsibility at 3M, a multinational manufacturer, including President and General Manager of 3M Canada and treasurer of 3M. Mr. Borseth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Joshua D. Cowley
Chief Commercial Officer
Joshua D. Cowley has served as our Chief Commercial Officer since March 2021. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Cowley held several executive leadership roles at Stanley Black & Decker, a manufacturer of industrial tools and household hardware and provider of security products, from 2005 to 2020. Key executive roles during his tenure at Stanley Black & Decker included president & GM NA Retail and Global Licensing, President & GM Global Industrial Business, President US Sales & Marketing, and VP US Channel Marketing. Mr. Cowley also spent several years at Newell Rubbermaid, a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of consumer and commercial products, from 2001 to 2005 advancing early in his career across several sales and marketing related roles within the company. Mr. Cowley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of North Carolina.
Kaushal B. Dhruv
Chief Information Officer
Kaushal B. Dhruv has served as our Chief Information Officer since March 2020. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Dhruv served as a Director Technology Risk Management and Systems Integration at KPMG US, a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services, from 2004 to 2020. As a C-Level Executive, Mr. Dhruv has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, diversified across Consulting (Big 4) and corporate roles. Mr. Dhruv has an established track record of achieving exceptional results and leading world class IT organizations across Manufacturing, Government, Power Utilities, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, HealthCare, Insurance and Financial/ Banking Institutions. Mr. Dhruv holds a Master’s in Information Management degree from Syracuse University, a Master’s degree in Business Management from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology, and a Diploma in electronics and telecommunications engineering from the University of Mumbai. He also is a certified project manager, certified information systems auditor, certified information systems security professional, certified in enterprise governance of IT, a certified cloud professional, certified data privacy solutions professional and certified in risk information systems and controls.
Melissa C. Feck
Chief Human Resources Officer
Melissa C. Feck has served as our Chief Human Resources Officer since December 2018. She previously served as Latham Pool Products’ Vice President Human Resources from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Feck was the Vice President Human Resources and Member Education at Healthcare Association of New York State, a non-profit organization, from 2011 to 2016. From 1997-2010, Ms. Feck served as Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Services at Broadview/CAP COM Federal Credit Union where she was responsible for HR, marketing, facilities and real estate. From 1993-1996 Ms. Feck moved through various manager positions in her early career at the same organization. Ms. Feck holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the State University of New York at Albany and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources from HRCI®.
Patrick M. Sheller
General Counsel and Secretary
Patrick M. Sheller has served as our General Counsel and Secretary since August 2022. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Sheller advised public companies on securities law and corporate governance matters as an independent consultant from October 2021 to August 2022. From July 2018 to September 2021, Mr. Sheller served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Mauser Packaging Solutions, a multinational industrial container business. Mr. Sheller served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company from January 2015 until its acquisition by Reckitt Benckiser Group plc in June 2017 and served as General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer for Eastman Kodak Company from September 2011 until January 2015. During his 21- year career with Kodak, Mr. Sheller also served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Division Counsel to the company’s former Health Group, Chief Antitrust Counsel, and International Counsel to the company’s European, African and Middle Eastern Region. He also held strategic planning and operating roles in Kodak’s former Health Care Information Systems business. Prior to joining Kodak, Mr. Sheller was engaged in private law practice with McKenna, Connor & Cuneo (now part of Dentons) in Washington, D.C. Mr. Sheller began his legal career with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., serving as Attorney Advisor to the Chairman and as a Staff Attorney in the Commission’s Bureau of Competition. He earned his law degree from Albany Law School in Albany, New York and is a graduate of St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.