Itasca, Illinois – November 22, 2019 Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group is pleased to announce its recent new hire of John McArthur who joins the Performance Chemical Team as Account Manager. In this role, John will be responsible for existing account management and new business growth in Minnesota and portions of Wisconsin.
McArthur comes to Fitz Chem with over 5 years of chemical sales experience. He started his career in oleochemicals working for Peter Cremer, managing both direct and distributor sales. He then moved on to FAR Chemical, where focused on business development in hazardous material contract manufacturing and active pharmaceutical ingredients. John studied Biochemistry at Miami University (OH) and received an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.
“The MN/WI geography is key in our evolving growth strategy” said Ian Giloth, Director of Sales - Industrial North. “We will continue to expand our exclusive distribution authorization with strategic supplier partners”.
“We are thrilled to have John onboard as the newest member of our sales team,” said Al Bernhardt, Vice President of Industrial Chemicals. “John’s diverse chemical background is a perfect fit for Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group as we progress our specialty selling approach in key chemical markets like Minnesota and Wisconsin”.
About Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group
Fitz Chem is a customer focused distributor of specialty chemicals in the Central United States. Fitz Chem provides impeccable customer service paired with the expertise of industry leading product managers. Founded in 1985, Fitz Chem has the capability to help you with everyday supply needs as well as more challenging technical and formulation requirements. The core industries served are adhesives, construction, graphic arts, home and personal care, institutional and industrial cleaning, paint and coatings, plastics and rubber.
Globally, Fitz Chem is a member of the NAGASE Group, a leader in innovative solutions for the chemicals, plastics, electronics, life sciences and automotive markets. Founded in 1832, NAGASE encompasses over $6.4 billion in annual revenue and over 6,000 employees worldwide. For more information visit FitzChem.com.