Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Florham Park, NJ Troy Corporation announced the election of Dr. Ismael Izzy Colon by the Board of Directors to the position of Senior Vice President, Science & Technology, reporting to W. Brian Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Colon will be responsible for continuing Troys leadership in R&D, innovation, new product technology, and technical services worldwide.
"I am honored to take on this new role, and look forward to expanding Troys Science & Technology group worldwide," says Colon. "Troy's commitment to R&D and new product development will continue to be a central focus and main driver of Troy's growth efforts in new and existing marketplaces alike. Troy has a long history of innovation, and this will continue." Colon also stressed that Troy's dedication to providing world-class technical service will persist. Advanced R&D, Microbiology, Analytical, Field Testing, and the TMMA microbial control consultative program will be instrumental as Troy expands and furthers its leadership position.
Colon has over 40 years' experience in the specialty chemicals industry, including over 20 years at Troy. In addition to leading the Technology group in the USA and globally, his responsibilities have included overseeing manufacturing expansion efforts in Europe and Southeast Asia, and serving as Managing Director, Europe. Colon was also instrumental in the launching of the company's Technical Service Centers in Thailand, China, Germany, and the US, including the company's new state-of-the-art Science & Technology Center in Troys Florham Park, NJ Global Headquarters.
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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