AVON, OH — Specialty chemical distributor Barentz has welcomed Nicole Clarkson as a new Business Development Manager in the company’s Synthesis Solutions vertical with a focus on lubricant and metalworking markets.

Clarkson brings to Barentz an extensive research and development background to support the global metalworking fluid segment. Her expertise in the chemistry behind lubricants and metalworking, as well as sales management experience, will be instrumental in supporting key principal partners as well as bringing value to customers. In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology/cell and molecular biology, Clarkson is certified as a medical laboratory scientist by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

“The Lubricant and Metal Working markets are an important part of the Barentz industrial focus,” said Jonathon Rhodes, President – Synthesis Solutions. “We are excited to announce that Nicole Clarkson has joined our team in support of this goal as our Lubricants/MW Business Development Manager. She comes to Barentz with a wealth of product development and commercial experience in prior roles within this industry. Her focus on further developing this business strategy will allow us to serve this market with the capabilities our customers have come to expect from Barentz.”

For more information, visit www.barentz-na.com