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Doug Mattscheck named Quest Specialty Chemicals' president and CEO

May 22, 2012

Quest Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio company of Audax Group and Moelis Capital Partners, has appointed Doug Mattscheck president and CEO, effective May 29th.

Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Quest formulates and manufactures coatings for automotive aftermarket, architectural, industrial and roofing applications. Fred Quinn, Quest's co-founder and current CEO, will continue as chairman of the board of directors and maintain an active role in directing Quest's strategy and leading acquisitions. Gerry Loftus, Quest's co-founder and COO, will join Quest's board and maintain an active role in supporting the growth of the business.

Mattscheck has extensive experience and a proven track record of growing companies through acquisitions and improving operations in the specialty coatings and building materials industries. He was most recently the president and chief executive of AGY, one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty glass fiber and related coatings. Prior to AGY, Mattscheck was president of the technical fabrics division of Saint-Gobain and held executive positions with H.B. Fuller, Schlegel Corporation and DuPont.

Quest operates under the Matrix Systems, RAABE, Hydro-Stop, United Coatings, Patriot Paint, StreetBond, Foxcolor and Zolatone brand names.