CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH – Emerald Specialties Group, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has appointed Thomas Chandler Senior Sales Representative for FOAM BLAST® defoamers, Masil® silicones and Hilton Davis® pigment dispersions. Chandler will be responsible for supporting existing business and business development objectives, including identifying growth opportunities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, California, Oregon and Washington.

Chandler has more than 15 years of experience in specialty materials and additives, having joined Emerald from Evonik Industries, where he represented chemical additives and paint additives as Southeast Sales Manager. He also previously worked in various roles at PPG Industries, ranging from Sales Representative to Account Manager.