HIGH POINT, NC—C.P. Davis has resigned his post as president of Shuford Mills, Inc. in Hudson, N.C. in order to pursue other interests. Shuford is the manufacturer of Outdura® fabrics, outdoor fabrics made of solution dyed acrylic fiber.
Prior to the sale of Shuford Fabrics to Sattler A.G. of Austria in December, 2010, Davis was an advisor to the Shuford Family, the previous owners. He spent a total of almost five years at the company. Under his leadership, Outdura became a major brand in the outdoor fabrics industry second only to Sunbrella®.
Davis is now an operating partner at Succession Capital Partners in Charlotte, N.C., a specialist in private equity. Davis is experienced in all textile operations including sales and hopes to combine private equity and turnaround work with his background in the textiles industry. This would include strategic planning, management succession and mergers and acquisitions.