AVON, OH – Maroon Group LLC, a specialty chemical and ingredient distributor, announced the retirement of Dan T. Canavan Sr. from D.B. Becker, a Maroon Group LLC company. Howard Hubert, President of Maroon Group’s C.A.S.E. and Plastics verticals, has been appointed to lead the business with the support of the existing D.B. Becker management team. This is the culmination of a long-term transition plan that the company had in place and Canavan and Hubert have worked closely together to ensure a smooth transition.

Canavan has been the President of D.B. Becker, a company that he purchased in 1990, and together with his family and team grew to be one of the most respected chemical distributors in the C.A.S.E and related markets. D.B. Becker became part of Maroon Group in July 2015.

“On behalf of our entire organization, I would like to thank Dan for his tireless leadership and visionary approach as he led D.B. Becker through decades of sustained growth,” said Mark E. Reichard, Maroon Group President and CEO. “Dan has had a remarkable career, focused on service to our customers and suppliers, and developing the next generation of leaders. He built the foundation for the numerous opportunities that lie ahead. We are so pleased for Dan, Linda, and their entire family as he moves into this next phase of his career.”