WATERBURY, CT — MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions, a division of MacDermid Performance Solutions, has promoted Jonathan Timms to Director of Sustainable Excellence. With more than 30 years in the surface finishing industry, Timms has extensive experience and brings broad expertise and knowledge to the role.

Timms’ three-decade-long career in the industry has seen him hold various positions in a diverse range of technical, marketing and business management roles including time in surface finishing plant design and manufacture, and most recently holding the position of Director of Marketing and Strategic Accounts in Asia.

In his new role, Timms will work as part of the product marketing team and will develop and drive the strategy of the Sustainable Excellence program, implementing it into the MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions organization. Timms’ skills, leadership and experience will be critical to reach MacDermid Enthone’s goal to become the leader in sustainability in the company’s chosen markets and end user applications.

Commenting on his appointment, Timms said, “I am very excited about being offered the opportunity of Director of Sustainable Excellence for MacDermid Enthone. We will be focusing on developing the next generation of sustainable processes to help reduce water and energy consumption. Additionally, we will be offering innovative new techniques, which both reduce effluent discharge, and material that typically goes to landfill.”

Timms will work globally to understand the different regional challenges and implement the necessary activities and processes needed to meet the environmental and sustainable demands in each of these areas.

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a global leader in anti-corrosion, decorative, electroless nickel, hard chrome and hardcoat films.