Steve Grant has assumed the position of sales manager – paint, North America for the
performance additives business unit of Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC. He will be responsible for the Bermocoll cellulose ethers and Bermodol rheology modifiers working with the company's major paint customers in the region. Grant will work out of the Brewster, N.Y., office and report to Joe Palmer, commercial manager – US and Canada, with direct business link to Kees
Schmalz, global business director – paint. Grant has been with AkzoNobel for almost seven years starting in customer service and most recently having responsibility for the Bermocoll and Bermodol distribution sales in North America.
The importance of color is lost on no one. It is one of the biggest factors that shapes our lives and view of the world. Color conveys emotion and defines cultures; it inspires us and provokes reaction. Though the end goal has always been to produce…