AVON, OH — Specialty chemicals distributor Maroon Group announced that Karen Beaton has been promoted to Customer Service Manager, Avon, supporting Maroon Group’s CASE and Plastics verticals. The appointment is in addition to her responsibility for management of the company’s sales support team.

Beaton has been with Maroon Group for over 20 years holding various roles and responsibilities throughout the course of her career. She has become an expert within the company’s operating systems and has gained an intimate knowledge of its business and customer base.

“I’m very pleased to see Karen continuing the progression of her career in ever-increasing roles of responsibility and impact to our business. She epitomizes our service culture of supporting customers, suppliers and fellow employees. Karen is a great colleague and leader of her teams who is very deserving of this latest recognition,” said Howard Hubert, Maroon Group’s CCO & President of Maroon Group CASE and Plastics.