The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA)
has appointed Lawrence (Larry) D. Sloan as president and CEO, effective Feb.
10, 2010. Sloan succeeds Joseph Acker, who will retire from SOCMA at the end of
December after more than 46 years of combined service to the organization.
Sloan has spent the past five years as president of the
Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc., a Washington, DC-based trade association
representing the adhesive and sealant industry. In addition, his background
covers more than 20 years of combined non-profit work experience and past
involvement in the chemicals industry, including previous employment at Air
Products and Chemical, Nalco Chemical Co. and the Consumer Specialty Products
For more information, visit www.socma.org