President and CEO of Hayward Industries, Inc., Davis has been an integral part of the company for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Hayward® Pool Products, Davis led the company's industrial business where he was responsible for the growth and strategic development of Hayward Filtration. He also pioneered the growth and development of Hayward Flow Control, the leading manufacturer of engineered thermoplastic pumps, valves, filters and automated flow control products. Since taking responsibility for Hayward Pool Products, Davis and his senior management team embarked on a new growth strategy. With a renewed commitment to innovative product development and strategic acquisitions, the company positioned itself as the market leader in salt chlorination, automation, LED lighting, heat pumps and other critical product categories. In Jan.2010 Davis launched a new commercial division exclusively devoted to developing, marketing and servicing a complete line of commercial products for hotels, motels, apartment and condo buildings, aquatic facilities and businesses, signaling an unprecedented level of commitment by Hayward for the commercial pool and spa marketplace. Davis earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Kansas and a Program for Management Development (PMD) certificate from the Harvard Business School.