February 7, 2014
Ashtabula, Ohio, USA – February 7, 2014 – Chromaflo Technologies, one of the leading independent global suppliers of colorant systems and chemical and pigment dispersions announced the formation of a new department, Global Business Development. The new Global Business Development department will strengthen Chromaflo’s capabilities in entering new and adjacent geographic and application markets, building strategic alliances, enhancing channels to market, and managing strategic acquisitions.
A global team of highly skilled professionals from each region will lead the efforts on business expansion using innovative concepts. Holger Spieckermann, former Managing Director of Chromaflo Technologies B.V. will assume the role of Vice President Global Business Development.
“We have assembled a team of highly skilled experts within each region who will coordinate our global business development efforts from a local perspective,” said Spieckermann. “This local perspective will reinforce Chromaflo’s position as a market leader by providing sustainable global solutions to its customers wherever they are located.”
Reporting to Spieckermann will be Luc Driessen, Business Development Manager EMEA, Sean Yang, Business Development Manager APAC, and Larry Haines, Business Development Manager Americas. Each manager is responsible for regional coordination of global business development efforts including the monitoring of market trends, analyzing opportunities for new business, identifying and evaluating acquisition opportunities, and promoting innovative customer solutions.
According to Scott Becker, Chromaflo President and CEO, “By positioning these highly talented individuals into the new structure we are enhancing Chromaflo’s capability to expand into new areas by offering innovative solutions and opportunities for customers. The primary purpose is to drive growth through sustainable competitive advantage for our customers and for Chromaflo.”
About Chromaflo Technologies: Chromaflo Technologies is a leading independent global supplier of colorant systems, chemical and pigment dispersions, serving customers in architectural and industrial coatings as well as the thermoset composites market. Headquartered in Ashtabula, Ohio, U.S., Chromaflo has production facilities in the U.S., Canada, The Netherlands, Finland, Australia and China. Sales and technical support is also provided throughout North and South America, Europe, Australia, China, India and Southeast Asia. Commitment to excellence is driven by three core values: quality, speed and service. Chromaflo Technologies retains the following quality and environmental certifications: ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS-18001 in Europe and Asia.
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