Troy Management is comprised of a dedicated group of leaders with extensive experience in a diversity of industries. Management members share the customer-driven values, vision, and philosophy Troy employs in its day-to-day operations. Troy Management is committed to the success and growth of the organization, focusing on strategic investments as well as product line, service, and geographic expansion.
|Daryl D. Smith |
Chairman, President, & Chief Executive Officer
Daryl D. Smith joined Troy Corporation in 1980 as Executive Vice President. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College. Mr. Smith holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Smith held the positions of Project Engineer at E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., Corporate Finance at First Pennsylvania Bank, Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Manager of Planning at International Paper Company, and Director of Finance at The East Asiatic Company.
|W. Brian Smith |
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
W. Brian Smith joined Troy in 1995. Most recently, Brian served the company as Vice President of US Sales, Supply Chain, and EU Operations. Prior to being named Vice President, Brian held the positions of Director of Arizona Operations and Logistics as well as President of subsidiaries FTI and Troy Biosciences. Brian earned his MBA from Richmond University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Monmouth College.
Prior to Troy, Brian held the position of Regional Sales Manager at Cagiva North America Corp.
|Ismael Colon, Ph.D. |
Senior Vice President, Science & Technology
Ismael Colon, Ph.D., joined Troy Corporation in 1994 as Vice President of Science and Technology. Dr. Colon also held the position of Managing Director of Europe, and has been the General Manager of Additives since 2004. He studied organic chemistry at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he earned his Doctorate in 1976. In 1972, Dr. Colon obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Fairfield University.
Prior to joining Troy, Dr. Colon was a Quality Director and Business Director for Latin America, and Director of Research and Development at Union Carbide UCAR Emulsion Systems. He is an author of several technical papers on the chemistry of performance materials and holds more than a dozen U.S. patents.
|Donald A. Shaw, Ph.D. |
Senior Vice President, AMEAI & Regulatory Affairs
Donald A. Shaw, Ph.D., joined Troy in 2001, and has held the positions of Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific, Vice President of Development, and Director of Product Registration at Troy Corporation. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1983 from Temple University, where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1979.
Previously, Dr. Shaw was the Director of Development and Registration, Director of Registration, Manager of Global Business Management, and Manager of Development and Registration at FMC Corporation’s Agricultural Chemicals Group.
|Christopher E. Smith |
Vice President, Manufacturing & Engineering
Christopher Smith joined Troy in 2003. He has served the company as General Manager of Newark Operations and Assistant Controller. Mr. Smith received his Masters of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003. He obtained his Master of Arts in History from Brown University in 1997, and in 1996, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from Boston College.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Smith was a Consultant for Harbor Research, Inc.
|David E. Faherty |
Vice President & General Manager, Americas
David E. Faherty joined Troy as Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 2000. In 1979, Mr. Faherty was granted his Master of Science in Biology from Case Western Reserve University. In 1976, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the College of the Holy Cross.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Faherty was Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Mayzo, Inc. He has held sales and marketing positions with Associated Octel, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Celanese Engineering Resins, and Dow Chemical Company.
|Alexander M. Gerardo |
Vice President, Administration
Alexander M. Gerardo joined Troy in 1987 as Director of Human Resources. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Baltimore in 1968, and his Bachelor of Arts from Seton Hall University in 1964.
Previously, Mr. Gerardo held the positions of Corporate Vice President of Personnel for Givaudan Corporation, a subsidiary of Hoffman-LaRoche, Director of Personnel for Lesney Products Corporation, and Corporate Manager of Labor and Employee Relations for Schenley Industries, Inc.
|Ulf Becker |
Managing Director, Europe
Ulf Becker joined Troy as Managing Director of Europe in 2010. He earned his degree in 1978 from the Bank Academy in Hamburg, Germany.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Becker held the positions of Owner and Certified Business Coach of ActionCOACH, CEO of Reactive Surfaces Ltd., President/CEO of Alberdingk Boley Inc., Managing Partner of the Remy Group of Companies, Executive Director of the Behn Meyer Group of Companies, Departmental Manager of Helm AG, and Officer, Marketing Department for Dresdner Bank AG.
|Robert Chance |
Vice President, Human Resources
Robert Chance joined Troy as Vice President of Human Resources in 2011. Mr. Chance earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Texas Tech University in 1982.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Chance held the positions of VP of Human Resources for Lanxess, VP of Human Resources for American Bridge, and Corporate Human Resources Manager at Shell Chemical.
|Robert J. Vander Meulen |
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Robert J. Vander Meulen joined Troy in 2015. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Montclair State College in 1985.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Vander Meulen held the positions of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Brookwood Companies Inc., Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Vice President and Corporate Controller at Precision Partners, Inc., and Corporate Controller and Assistant Treasurer at US Industries, Inc.
|Matthew Bodino |
Matthew Bodino joined Troy as Business Controller in 2005 and has held the positions of Assistant Controller and Director, Treasury and Financial Planning and Analysis. Mr. Bodino earned his MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University in 1998, and his two Bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and English from Rutgers University in 1991.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Bodino worked as a Project Engineer at Foster Wheeler and held various finance positions at AT&T, Cambrex, and Gentek Corporation.
|Frank Cangelosi, Ph.D. |
Vice President, Marketing
Frank Cangelosi joined Troy as Vice President, Marketing in 2017. Dr. Cangelosi earned his Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science in 1982 from the University of Connecticut, where he also earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1978.
In his professional career, Dr. Cangelosi held a number of positions in technology development, sales, marketing, and management for Union Carbide and later at Cytec. Prior to joining Troy, Dr. Cangelosi performed various roles in strategic marketing for Unimin Corporation, where he reached the position of Vice President, Marketing & Application Sales.
|D. David Dyas, Jr. |
Vice President, US Sales
David Dyas joined Troy as Vice President, US Sales in 2017. Mr. Dyas earned his BA degree in Chemistry from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1983.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Dyas held the positions of Director of Global Sales for Mayzo and Director of Sales, North America, for Ciba/BASF.
|Joselina Peralta |
Vice President, Global Procurement
Joselina Peralta joined Troy as Vice President, Global Procurement in 2018. Ms. Peralta earned her Master’s degree in Economics in 2001 from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, where she also earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Ms. Peralta performed various leadership roles within the consumer products, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals industries. Prior to Troy, Ms. Peralta held the position of Associate Director, Global Procurement for Merck & Co, Inc.
|Thomas Wisner |
Vice President & Corporate Controller
Thomas Wisner joined Troy as Corporate Controller in 2013. Mr. Wisner earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rider University in 1999, and also is a CPA.
Prior to Troy, Mr. Wisner performed various finance and accounting roles at D&M Holdings and National Starch and Chemical (ICI Plc), and held the position of Controller, Specialty Synthetic Polymers at Akzo Nobel.