Ashland Distribution Co.: Ashland’s
industrial chemicals and solvents
(IC&S) division has named Darryl A.
Deaton business manager. Mr. Deaton
will be responsible for managing all
aspects of the division’s business in the
Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH and
Pittsburgh, PA markets. He will be
based in Columbus.
Robert W. Batzold, Jr. has been named
senior supply manager. Mr. Batzold will
be responsible for managing all key supplier
relationships for the division. He
will be located in Dublin, OH.
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