Friday, February 17, 2017 - Florham Park, NJ Troy Corporation announced the election of W. Brian Smith by the Board of Directors to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Smith will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence throughout the organization, including technical, sales, and service functions worldwide. This appointment reflects the companys commitment to growth and expansion into new markets.
"I am honored to take on this new role, and look forward to partnering with senior management to expand Troys business and more importantly, to continue to focus on delivering high quality products, service, and value to our customers," says Smith. A Troy employee since 1995, Smith has held various leadership positions within the company, most recently that of Vice President. His initiatives began with a focus on internal line-function efficiency and later on driving strategic growth. Smith played an instrumental role in Troys recent acquisition of the Ashland Industrial Biocides business.
Smith has over twenty years of management experience in the specialty chemicals industry, as well as a deep understanding of the marketplace. "Troy will continue to position itself as a global leader in biocides and performance additives as we accelerate expansion efforts around the world," continues Smith. "Our dedication to innovation, technology, and customer service will continue."
Troy Corporation develops and manufactures specialty materials that enhance the properties and performance of its customers products and processes, and is committed to helping manufacturers meet global requirements for compliance and sustainability. Founded in 1950, Troy is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey with sales offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Troy materials are used and available in over 100 countries worldwide.
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