IMCD Group, a distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has appointed Jean-Paul Scheepens as president of its U.S. operations, effective November 1, 2022.

“Jean-Paul’s nearly 20 years of industry experience displays a track record of building great teams and driving profitable growth,” said Nicolas Kaufmann, Americas president, IMCD.

“The growth IMCD US has accomplished so far has been impressive and I look forward to working closely together with the team and various partners to further develop our coast-to-coast operations throughout the U.S.,” said Scheepens. 

Scheepens is a dual citizen of the United States and The Netherlands. Prior to joining IMCD, he held leadership positions at Avient, PolyOne, PPG, and AkzoNobel. He will be based in the Greater Cleveland headquarters of IMCD US, which has regional offices in California, Texas, and New Jersey, and market-focused laboratories located in California, New Jersey, Texas, and Florida.

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