FIBER-LINE® has named Dale W. Outhous as CEO


FIBER-LINE® has named Dale W. Outhous as Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, 2017, succeeding interim CEO and Executive Chairman of the Board Vince Pappas.  Vince will continue as Executive Chairman of the Board, and Dale will also join the Board of Directors.

Vince Pappas:


“Dale brings a depth of business knowledge and global leadership skills combined with a track record of getting results.  His business experience in advanced fibers and polymers, as well as his expertise in growing global businesses and leading organizations will enable FIBER-LINE® to succeed in the next phase of its growth mission."  


Dale comes to FIBER-LINE® from DuPont where he served in progressive leadership roles for over twenty-seven years.  During his time with DuPont he held leadership positions across supply chain, manufacturing, sales, marketing, and business management.  He served for many years in DuPont’s Kevlar®, Nomex®, and Tyvek® businesses including leadership of DuPont’s Personal Protection business and Global Business Director for all Kevlar®, Nomex®, and Tyvek® markets and products.  Most recently Dale served as the Vice President of DuPont’s Packaging and industrial Polymers business.  

Dale received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Clemson University.  He and his wife Carla have four children and a son-in-law and reside in West Chester, Pennsylvania.


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