Meredith Ritz Shay Appointed New CEO of InCord

InCord has announced the appointment of Meredith Ritz Shay as their new CEO. Shay will assume responsibilities on 6/18/18 and will succeed Ed Ritz, who will continue to serve InCord as adviser and as President of the InCord Board of Directors.

Meredith Shay has formally been employed at InCord for seven years, starting as a Project Manager before being promoted to Production Manager, followed by a promotion to Chief Operations Officer. During that time, Shay accomplished significant advancement within the efficiency and workflow dynamics of InCord, while being responsible for the overall output of InCord’s diverse menu of custom safety netting solutions and rope-based recreation solutions.

Meredith Shay CEO InCord Portrait 2018

At 28, Meredith Shay is among the nation’s youngest female CEOs for a leading manufacturer with over 100 employees.

“It is an incredible honor to serve employees and our vast family of customers as CEO of InCord.”Meredith Shay

“It is an incredible honor to serve employees and our vast family of customers as CEO of InCord,” states Shay. “I am grateful to be appointed this position and confident in continuing the exceptional legacy InCord has developed over the past 23 years as a world class employer and the largest custom net manufacturing facility in North America. It will be exciting to guide InCord through many more years of successful industry leadership.”

InCord has been North America’s largest manufacturer of custom safety netting for over 20 years and is a 7-year recipient of the Top Workplace in CT award by FOX CT and The Hartford Courant. InCord provides custom netting solutions for Material Handling, Construction, Amusement, Sports, Theatre, Service Pits (BayNets), Specialty (including Home and Garden) and Environmental/Ecological Restoration markets. InCord’s custom solutions meet or exceed applicable safety standards due to consistent research, testing and direct involvement with renowned safety organizations, such as ANSI, OSHA, and ASTM. InCord also offers in-house design, installation and extraordinary customer service for a complete, turn-key experience. More information is available throughout our site.