Adhesives Magazine

SOCMA Names Sloan New President and CEO (12/2/09)

December 2, 2009

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 Association Inc.

For more information, visit www.socma.org.