Spradling International, a global manufacturing leader of coated fabrics, is proud to announce that Doug McClendon has been named the President of Spradling International effective January 2023.
McClendon has over 35 years of experience in the textile industry. Throughout his career, he has held a variety of leadership roles in sales and marketing. Prior to joining Spradling International, McClendon was vice president of Peachtree Fabrics and vice president of sales & marketing of Morbern. He joined Spradling International in 2017 as the director of marketing.
“I am very excited to take on the challenge of leading Spradling and appreciate the support I have received as I take on this new role. Spradling is the market leader because of its talented team, world class products and customer relationships. I look forward to collaborating with our global team, and I am confident we have an exciting future.”
McClendon succeeds Chuck Streich who was the president of Spradling for the last five years. “Doug has a wealth of industry experience, deep customer relationships & leadership skills that make him the ideal person to take Spradling into a new era of growth. He is the right person at the right time to lead the company” said Streich.
McClendon lives in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife of 35 years Connie. Together they have a daughter Bailey and two dogs that all enjoy their time on the lake.