Safe Fleet, a provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles, has named John R. Know as president & CEO.

“I am honored to join Safe Fleet at this exciting time in its development,” said Knox. “I look forward to working with our employees, customers and suppliers to continue delivering industry leading products and growth. Our plan is to significantly expand our product offering through strategic acquisitions, as well as internal development.”

Knox previously served as chairman of Royal Adhesives and Sealants after its acquisition of ADCO Global – a global supplier of adhesives and coatings. Prior to ADCO, Knox was president and COO of Sovereign Specialty Chemicals and president of Valspar Europe.

“John brings a significant amount of experience building high growth companies,” said Gary Rosenthal, Partner at The Sterling Group and Chairman of the Safe Fleet Board of Directors. “His prior work integrating companies and accelerating growth through organic initiatives and strategic acquisitions will benefit Safe Fleet customers, employees and shareholders.”