Tayco Announces Bill Melnik as CEO and Owner

Tayco has announced Bill Melnik as its new CEO and owner as of September 30, 2022. Melnik will succeed Kevin Philips, an industry veteran who has worked with Tayco for over twenty-five years as the second-generation owner of the Canadian based manufacturer.The company states that Melnik’s knowledge and leadership as owner of the BRC Group of Companies which includes, a premium mid-market office furniture manufacturer, brings unique industry expertise that will allow Tayco to increase capacity and develop innovative, high-design products.

“Since my dad, Phil Philips, launched Tayco in 1976, it has been our mission to create jobs, foster an engaging culture, and create inspirational workplace experiences through our product offerings,” says Kevin Philips, former CEO of Tayco. “I am thrilled to have been a vital part of Tayco’s journey and am even more excited for Bill’s expertise and entrepreneurial initiative to further progress Tayco’s mission.” 

Tayco will continue to function separately from BRC under Melnik’s leadership. Both organizations will leverage their unique capabilities and industry knowledge to grow brand awareness and strengthen Dealer relationships.

“The amazing culture and striking manufacturing space is what first attracted me to Tayco,” says Bill Melnik, CEO and new Owner of Tayco. “Our energy and investment will enhance the Tayco brand, increase efficiencies, and allow us to expand into new market sectors. The Philips family have laid a strong foundation and I am overjoyed to lead Tayco’s future success while honouring its rich history.”

Philips will continue to be involved with Tayco as a consultant. Together, Melnik and Philips will ensure a solid future for Tayco employees along with a Customer-driven mindset.