Longtime Paris Execs Advance to Top Leadership Roles

Posted May 14, 2021 at 11:14 am

Paris Cos., DuBois, PA, recently announced the promotion of two long-term executives to leadership roles at the company, according to a news release.

Rich Hopson, who has served as a Paris vice president since joining the company in 2006, has been promoted to president of Paris Cos. Hopson has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Marycrest College and 30 years of linen, uniform and facility services industry experience.

Additionally, Brad Russell, who most recently served as controller for all of Paris Cos.’ operations, has been named the company’s vice president of finance. Russell joined Paris Cos. in 2007 and has a business degree in accounting from Slippery Rock University and an accounting degree from Penn State University.

Hopson and Russell will form the core of an executive team tasked with maintaining Paris as a top-tier competitor in its markets and position the company to continue its history of industry innovation and leadership, the release noted.