SOUTH PITTSBURG, TENN. (January 22, 2021): Colonial Chemical, Inc. is pleased to announce two new promotions at the company. Effective January 25th, David Anderson, Jr. will be promoted to the position of President. In his new role, David will assume responsibility for the total operation of Colonial Chemical, Inc. and to lead in the company’s strategic goals and future expansion.
David Jr. joined Colonial Chemical in December 2009 as Northeast Territory Manager, the first full-time salesperson for the company. He has progressed through the positions of Sales Manager and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. David Jr. has a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University and a Master of Arts degree from Yale University. Prior to Colonial, his previous position was four years with Robert Walters in Tokyo, Japan as a Technical Recruiter and Manager of the IT Sales & Marketing Recruitment Team.
David Anderson, Sr., the company founder, has been named to the position of Chairman. Mr. Anderson, Sr. has been with the company for 33 years and working on his 49th year in the surfactant industry. As Chairman, his primary role will be to lend his experience, knowledge and expertise to coach and consult with the management team and ensure Colonial continues to grow and be successful. Mr. Anderson, Sr. will also be active in the startup and development of the newly announced Colonial Chemical M.E. Arabia.
“David Jr. has one of the strongest work ethics and overall skillsets in this industry, and a great deal of the growth of the company in the past few years rests on his shoulders,” says David Anderson, Sr. “Since joining us full-time in 2009, he’s been a tremendous asset to our organization, and we’re confident that under his leadership, he’ll continue to guide us to even greater success in this expanded role.”
“Colonial intends to remain a privately-owned, family company – free of outside investment for many years to come,” stated Anderson. “We continue to believe that a stable ownership structure benefits our customers, our employees, and our suppliers the most.”
Colonial Chemical, Inc. is a privately held manufacturer of market-leading specialty surfactants with a focus on developing safe and innovative ingredients for modern formulary. The company supplies high quality products to the personal care, household, oil & gas, and industrial lubrication marketplace. Colonial Chemical serves North America and over 50 countries internationally. Learn more at www.colonialchem.com.