Amtico International announced the sudden death on Friday, Jan. 24, of John Gallo, senior Vice President of manufacturing.

In the two years he was with Amtico, he pulled together manufacturing teams in the United States and United Kingdom into one global force, the company says. He was also a member of the Amtico worldwide Board of Directors.

The company remembers Gallo as "a gentleman of the industry."

Funeral arrangements are pending.