David C. Parry, Ph.D. has been appointed president of ITW Performance Polymers, an international adhesives and resins group with more than 550 employees. Parry has served as vice president and general manager of the group since 1999, increasing its productivity, growth and profits. His experience includes more than 25 years of management, marketing and sales in the adhesives, chemical, and manufacturing industries. From 1994 to 1999, Parry served as general manager of Devcon and Plexus, two businesses in the Performance Polymers group. Prior to 1994, he held executive positions with ICI Fluoropolymers, Image Polymers and ICI Resins. Parry holds a doctorate in Chemistry from Manchester University in England. He now resides in South Hamilton, MA, with his wife and four children.