Palmer Holland’s board of directors has appointed Vincent S. Misiti as chief executive officer. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the company’s operations effective January 16, 2023. Misiti has over 34 years in the chemical industry, most recently having served as vice president in the Life Sciences business unit of Lubrizol Advanced Materials. 

During his 28-year tenure at The Lubrizol Corp., Misiti held several key roles in driving Lubrizol’s growth and success. He led efforts to expand Lubrizol’s strategic vision and played a key role in bringing Lubrizol into new growth markets around the world. Subsequently, he assumed leadership roles in several of these growth businesses, driving the development and implementation of sales and marketing strategies that significantly increased revenue and market share. In addition, he worked closely with cross-functional teams to develop and launch innovative new products, resulting in increased customer satisfaction and loyalty. Throughout his career, Misiti also demonstrated a strong passion for organizational and individual development. 

“I am honored and energized to join the Palmer Holland team as CEO and look forward to working with the company’s talented employee-owners, supplier partners, and customers,” said Misiti. “I see us working together to achieve great things as we continue to build on the strong legacy of sales, marketing, and service excellence that Palmer Holland has established.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Vince as our new CEO,” said W. Bryn Irvine, chairman of the board. “His extensive experience in the chemical industry and proven leadership skills make him well-equipped to help keep us Dependably Independent® and lead Palmer Holland into the future. We have every confidence that he will be a valuable addition to our team.”

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