Rick Campbell, president, Trust Chem USA, recently announced that Andrew Blum has joined his staff. Blum has nearly 50 years experience in the pigments and pigments consuming industries. After holding various positions with ink, paint and dispersion firms he joined American Hoechst where he eventually became director for the North American pigments business for Hoechst Celanese. After Hoechst sold its industrial units to Clariant, Blum joined Roma Color/EC Pigments, first as vice president of sales and marketing, and later as managing director for European Colour worldwide. In his new role at Trust Chem USA, Blum will assist with planning as well as handling some key accounts.