CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH – Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has appointed Eric Post to the position of K-FLEX® Business Director, Americas. Post will be responsible for the optimization and growth of the K-FLEX line of low-VOC, non-phthalate plasticizers and coalescents in the Americas region, including planning and implementing strategic business plans, building relationships with customers and identifying new market opportunities.

Post has more than 20 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry, serving in technical, sales management and business development roles. Post joins Emerald from Elementis Specialties, where he was Market Manager for thickeners and additives used in coatings, inks, adhesives and construction. He also previously held positions with Evonik and National Starch and Chemical (now Henkel).