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Mike Floyd elected chairman of Oshkosh Chamber

Oct. 2013 | Download Article
Mike Floyd elected chairman of Oshkosh Chamber

Oshkosh, Wis.— Mike Floyd, president of Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental), was recently named chairman of the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (Board). Elected by the Board, Floyd will serve a one-year term. He has been an active member of the Board for three years.

“A strong leader, Mike will continue to bolster the Board’s efforts regarding economic development in Oshkosh,” said John Casper, president and CEO of the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce. “He will lead the Board from a strategic perspective, help develop a new strategic plan, and ensure we move forward with the elements of that plan.”

Additionally, as chairman, Floyd will work closely with the Board to determine policy changes, approve an annual budget, review and accept audit reports, and approve new board members, among other responsibilities.

“Oshkosh is among Wisconsin’s most desirable cities in which to do business, live and work,” said Floyd. “I look forward to working with businesses and organizations during the next year to further improve Oshkosh’s position.”

A commercial laundry industry veteran of 30 years, Floyd was named president of Continental in 2005 after serving 10 years as vice president. Committed to the laundry industry and his community, Floyd has also served as chairman of the Coin Laundry Association (CLA) Board of Directors, CHAMCO Inc. Board of Directors and Oshkosh Christian School Board of Directors.

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce serves as the advocate of business, industry and community to support a thriving Oshkosh and northeastern region of Wisconsin. The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce boasts 1,000 members, ranging from small businesses to international corporations.

To find out more about the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce, visit their website, or call 920-303-2266. To discover more about Continental, visit their website, or call 800-256-1073.

Continental Girbau Inc. is the largest of 14 subsidiaries of the Girbau Group, based in Vic, Spain. Girbau laundry products – marketed throughout 90 countries worldwide – meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Girbau S.A. holds both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications. Ever focused on laundry efficiency, Continental Girbau is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.