Dumond Chemicals Inc. announced the appointment of John J. Petroci III as president & CEO. Petroci succeeds longtime President and CEO Hy Dubin, who is retiring after 29 years with the company.
Petroci has been vice president of sales & marketing at Dumond Chemicals since 2005, and has worked for 27 years in the paint and coatings industry, with leadership positions in manufacturing companies.
"I am pleased to have been given the opportunity to build on our accomplishments, and Dumond Chemicals Inc. certainly sets the highest standard in our industry," Petroci said. "We have a very talented and dedicated team with a solid reputation throughout our markets. It will be a privilege to represent them going forward."
John J. Petroci III
Dubin, who joined Dumond Chemicals as president and CEO in 1981, said he is "excited about the future of Dumond Chemicals Inc. under the direction of John J. Petroci III. John brings the full compliment of skills in leadership, industry experience, and market knowledge to the post."
Petroci called Dubin "one of those few larger-than-life figures in the paint and coatings industry globally," and said he considers himself "fortunate to have worked with Hy Dubin over the years, and wish him well in his retirement."
Dumond Chemicals is a manufacturer of products for paint removal, stone and masonry care, graffiti control, and lead abatement and encapsulation. The company says its PEEL AWAY® Paint Removal Systems offer an environmentally responsible solution to safely removing coatings from various surfaces. Other brands include SMART STRIP™, Safe'n Easy® Stone & Masonry Care, Watchdog™ Graffiti Control Products, and Lead Stop®.
More information: www.dumondchemicals.com.