JASPER, GA — Effective April 20, 2018, Matthew A. Kosior was named to succeed James Oram Wible as President of American Colors Inc. Wible, who is a co-founder of the company, held this position for nearly 43 years and retains the title of Chairman of the Board. American Colors is a manufacturer of high-quality liquid pigment dispersions and intermediates for the plastics, coatings, adhesive and sealants, and agriculture markets.

Kosior, a graduate of Case Western University with a BS in Chemistry and a MBA, joined American Colors in 1989 as a Lab Chemist. Over the years, he advanced to Lab Manager, Vice President of Technical Operations, and Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer. Kosior has assisted in the expansion of operations in the United States with two new facilities, in Gallatin, Tennessee, and Seguin, Texas, as well as a plant in Shanghai, China.