The CHEMARK Consulting Group, Inc., Southern Pines, NC, recently announced the appointment of John Lowry as partner and vice president and director of Strategic Development for the 29-year-old management consulting firm. Lowry brings with him 30 years of experience in adhesives, sealants, composite materials and coatings for the automotive, aerospace and construction industries. In addition, Lowry has had extensive experience in R&D, sales and marketing, and, most recently, management for the largest and most influential companies in the industry. Lowry's business experience includes the formation of Global Joint Venture in Asia, Europe and Latin America, plus acquisition, divestitures, corporate restructuring, and market introduction of new technologies.

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