CINCINNATI – The ChemQuest Group Inc., a business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, announced several new personnel appointments.

The company has added Daniel R. Daley as Senior Consultant. With over 30 years of experience at Navistar International, a truck and engine OEM, holding various polymeric materials engineering and lab management positions, Daley’s technical expertise includes solving problems in material compatibility and chemical interactions. Daley’s engineering experience in transportation markets will benefit ChemQuest’s clientele who seek better insight into vehicle materials that are currently in use and under development, performance standards, buying factors, process optimization targets (and unmet market needs) as well as the rationale for those decisions from an OEM perspective.

Additionally, Dr. Terry A. Potter has been appointed to the position of Director. Potter will provide strategic and expert insight into the business strategy and technology and development pillars of ChemQuest’s consulting practice. With over 35 years of experience in the coatings, adhesives and colorants industries, he is a recognized subject matter expert and inventor in the field of polyurethanes for coatings and adhesives. Potter has in-depth knowledge in construction adhesives, cementitious materials and a multitude of colorant applications.

The ChemQuest Group has also added Edye Fox Abrams as Director of Business Development. As a second-generation family owner of Fox Industries Inc., a niche manufacturing firm with a portfolio of epoxy, acrylic, methyl methacrylate, cementitious formulations and FRP forms, Abrams has worked with a variety of customers to capture market share through inorganic and organic growth initiatives. Edye’s breadth of experience includes aligning Fox Industries’ R&D effort with marketing and sales for developing quality branded products that were well positioned in the marketplace. In her new role, Abrams will build upon ChemQuest’s four pillars of value chain services: strategic consulting; technology and development; mergers, acquisitions and divestiture; and commercial and operational efficiencies.