20th June 2018

MACDERMID MAKES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

MacDermid Performance Solutions (MPS), has promoted Mike Goralski to vice-president, global supply chain. In this role, he will manage the full supply chain for all five MPS business units including Industrial Solutions, Electronic Solutions, Graphic Solutions, Offshore Solutions and Alpha Assembly Solutions. He will report directly to the president of MPS, Scot Benson.

Goralski began his career with the former MacDermid in 2001 as a financial analyst and held several positions within the company's finance organization, including vice-president of finance and operations for North America. In this position he had overall responsibility for the North American supply chain organization. He was later promoted to vice-president of the Americas and assumed commercial responsibility for the Industrial Solutions and Electronics Solutions businesses of MacDermid. Since 2015 he has been the vice-president of MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions Americas. 

Additionally, MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions (MEIS), a division of MacDermid Performance Solutions, has promoted Richard Lynch to vice-president of the Americas. He has more than 30 years in the business, and has held various roles in technical, sales and operations, most recently holding the position of director of marketing & business development at MEIS. In his new role he will be responsible for the MEIS business in the Americas, leading the commercial strategy to keep the business at the forefront of the industry. In addition, he will continue to develop the corporate approach to sustainable technologies for the industry.

Commenting on his appointment, Lynch said: “The Americas region is one of the most important markets for MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions, with plenty of exciting developments in the pipeline – opportunities that I’m looking forward to leading in my new role. We have built an exceptional business, with a field team that has more than 2,500 years of collective field experience and directly supports our customers to provide the unrivaled innovation and service they require. 

"We are committed to supporting our customers’ position as the leading applicators for our industry. It is my aim to build on these foundations and continue investing in our people and programs, to enhance the value we bring to customers, and ensure we remain the leaders in surface finishing technologies.”

Based in the Waterbury, CT, office, he will lead a team of 200 colleagues. He takes up this new position with immediate effect. 

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