The E.T. Horn Company, a leading distributor, supplier, marketer, and manufacturer of specialty chemicals and ingredients announced today that Gene Alley has returned as the company's CEO, a position he previously held for 18 years. ET Horn's board has also asked Mr. Alley to retain his title as Chairman.
The Board considered Alley's longtime leadership and myriad business relationships, some spanning several decades, and concluded he would be key in the company's ability to prosper and seek new opportunities even in these times of economic uncertainty.
"Our company has evolved into a multi-dimensional organization offering unmatched representation to a diverse variety of principals and customers," said Jeff Martin, E.T. Horn President. "We are both ecstatic and privileged to have Gene return to oversee and maintain the core values of the company on a day-to-day basis."
In related news, the company also appointed Mike Zarkades to its Board, effective immediately. Zarkades, an industry veteran with manifold national experience, will also retain his duties as president of E.T. Horn's Ingredients Group. The Board will now consist of group presidents Zarkades, Bob Ahn and Kevin Salerno; Julie Wubbena, CFO; plus Alley, Martin, and former E.T. Horn President and current mentor Pat Marantette.
About E.T. Horn Company -
The E.T. Horn Company is one of the nation's largest distributors, marketers and manufacturers of raw materials and chemicals for use in coatings, building materials, elastomers, lubrication, nutrition, cosmetics, personal care, and food products. Founded in 1961, the company has focused on providing formulation solutions, superior customer service and technical expertise in distributing products from only the finest manufacturers. For additional information contact the company at 800-442-HORN or visit www.ethorn.com.