Gelest Inc. recently announced it has appointed Jim Whitlock to the newly created position of chief operations officer to deepen its senior leadership team in conjunction with the company’s continuing growth. 

“Jim has over 30 years of experience in the silicone business, including roles as senior vice president and corporate vice president with Dow Corning in its Core Products Business and Global Manufacturing & Engineering Operations, and he is joining Gelest at a pivotal time,” said Ken Gayer, CEO.

Whitlock previously served as vice president of integrated supply chain for Honeywell’s performance materials and technology business group.

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