MORRISVILLE, PA – Seeking to further capitalize on the business potential of its broad selection of silane, silicone and metal-organic compounds, Gelest Inc. has promoted company veteran Edward Kimble to Product Manager, Silicones, and has appointed Barbara Tsuie to the position of Product Manager, Silanes and Metal-Organics. Both report to Joel Zazyczny, Vice President, Silanes, Silicones & Metal-Organics.

As Product Manager, Silicones, Kimble is responsible for the development of new business for Gelest’s polymeric materials. He joined Gelest in 1998 in the company’s development group and has assumed positions of increased responsibility within the company.

As Product Manager, Silanes and Metal-Organics, Tsuie is responsible for the development of new business for Gelest’s wide range of functional and non-functional alkyl silane compounds and for the company’s greatly expanded range of metal-organic compounds for materials, polymers and synthesis. She joined Gelest following a successful 10-year tenure at Equistar Chemicals (now LyondellBasell) in Cincinnati, OH.