Koda Distribution Group has appointed Frank Bergonzi president and chief executive officer. Robert Spadoni, Koda’s current chief executive officer, will continue as a board member and maintain an active role in directing Koda’s strategy. Bergonzi has 29 years of experience in the chemicals industry. He was recently the director of corporate distribution at BASF. Prior to BASF he held numerous key management positions with Fortune 100 Companies, including Dow Chemical, Witco Corporation, OSi Specialties and Union Carbide. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Koda is a distributor of specialty chemicals for paints and coatings, personal care, dyes, lubricants, construction, sealants and adhesives applications.