SKYDEX Names James Taylor as CEO

SKYDEX Technologies, Inc. (SKYDEX), a leading provider of cushioning and shock mitigating technology for military and commercial uses, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed James Taylor as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Taylor is highly experienced in the electronics, industrial, medical device, oil & gas, defense, aerospace and infrastructure industries. As CEO, Mr. Taylor's first priority will be to accelerate the development of new products and markets for SKYDEX technology.

"The SKYDEX Board of Directors is very pleased and excited to add Jim Taylor to the SKYDEX team," commented Frank Mendicino, Lead Director. "Jim has a multi-dimensional background that is a perfect fit for SKYDEX. He started his career as an engineer and has served as VP, Engineering; VP, Operations and Chief Operating Officer and during the past 17 years he has acted as President/CEO of small and large, private and public companies."

"I am excited to be joining the SKYDEX team and look forward to working with our customers, our suppliers and our team to continue the development of leading edge products," said Mr. Taylor.

Mr. Taylor is recognized for his operational and financial expertise, strategic planning and execution acumen, and strong vision. He has held a variety of international positions, successfully driving growth and inspiring innovation in markets including Asia, Europe and North America.

About SKYDEX: 

SKYDEX, an ISO 9001:2008 certified, privately-held technology company, is the industry leader in developing protective materials that mitigate shock, dampen vibration and provide superior cushioning for the most demanding military and commercial uses. With superior durability, cleanability, and performance, its innovations include blast-mitigating flooring for combat vehicles, padding for military helmets, shock-absorbing decking for high-speed boats, personnel protection equipment and footwear. SKYDEX serves consumer, commercial and military customers, and is a leading global supplier to the armed forces. Inspired by its motto 'Protecting People and Things That Matter®.' SKYDEX utilizes its patented geometry-based technologies to help clients maximize the performance and long-term value of their most important assets. For more information, please visit