Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business unit of Emerald Performance Materials, has appointed Jason Butt K-FLEX® Sales Manager for the North American market (United States and Canada). Prior to joining Emerald, Butt held management, operations and technical roles at Champion Packaging and Distribution, Genovique Specialties and Behr Process Corp., where he focused on paints and stains, plastisols, and other industrial applications.