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Troy Management is comprised of a dedicated group of leaders with extensive experience in a diversity of industries. Management members share the customer-driven values, vision, and philosophy Troy employs in its day-to-day operations. Troy Management is committed to the success and growth of the organization, focusing on strategic investments as well as product line, service, and geographic expansion.

Daryl D. Smith   
Chairman, President, & Chief Executive Officer

Daryl D. Smith joined Troy Corporation in 1980 as Executive Vice President. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College. Mr. Smith holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Smith held the positions of Project Engineer at E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., Corporate Finance at First Pennsylvania Bank, Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Manager of Planning at International Paper Company, and Director of Finance at The East Asiatic Company.

W. Brian Smith   
Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer

W. Brian Smith joined Troy in 1995. Most recently, Brian served the company as Vice President of US Sales, Supply Chain, and EU Operations. Prior to being named Vice President, Brian held the positions of Director of Arizona Operations and Logistics as well as President of subsidiaries FTI and Troy Biosciences. Brian earned his MBA from Richmond University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Monmouth College.

Prior to Troy, Brian held the position of Regional Sales Manager at Cagiva North America Corp.

Ismael Colon, Ph.D.   
Senior Vice President, Science & Technology

Ismael Colon, Ph.D., joined Troy Corporation in 1994 as Vice President of Science and Technology. Dr. Colon also held the position of Managing Director of Europe, and has been the General Manager of Additives since 2004. He studied organic chemistry at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he earned his Doctorate in 1976. In 1972, Dr. Colon obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Fairfield University.

Prior to joining Troy, Dr. Colon was a Quality Director and Business Director for Latin America, and Director of Research and Development at Union Carbide UCAR Emulsion Systems. He is an author of several technical papers on the chemistry of performance materials and holds more than a dozen U.S. patents.

Donald A. Shaw, Ph.D.   
Senior Vice President, AMEAI & Regulatory Affairs

Donald A. Shaw, Ph.D., joined Troy in 2001, and has held the positions of Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific, Vice President of Development, and Director of Product Registration at Troy Corporation. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1983 from Temple University, where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1979.

Previously, Dr. Shaw was the Director of Development and Registration, Director of Registration, Manager of Global Business Management, and Manager of Development and Registration at FMC Corporation’s Agricultural Chemicals Group.

Christopher E. Smith   
Vice President, Manufacturing & Engineering

Christopher Smith joined Troy in 2003. He has served the company as General Manager of Newark Operations and Assistant Controller. Mr. Smith received his Masters of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003. He obtained his Master of Arts in History from Brown University in 1997, and in 1996, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from Boston College.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Smith was a Consultant for Harbor Research, Inc.

David E. Faherty   
Vice President & General Manager, Americas

David E. Faherty joined Troy as Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 2000. In 1979, Mr. Faherty was granted his Master of Science in Biology from Case Western Reserve University. In 1976, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the College of the Holy Cross.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Faherty was Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Mayzo, Inc. He has held sales and marketing positions with Associated Octel, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Celanese Engineering Resins, and Dow Chemical Company.

Alexander M. Gerardo   
Vice President, Administration

Alexander M. Gerardo joined Troy in 1987 as Director of Human Resources. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Baltimore in 1968, and his Bachelor of Arts from Seton Hall University in 1964.

Previously, Mr. Gerardo held the positions of Corporate Vice President of Personnel for Givaudan Corporation, a subsidiary of Hoffman-LaRoche, Director of Personnel for Lesney Products Corporation, and Corporate Manager of Labor and Employee Relations for Schenley Industries, Inc.

Ulf Becker   
Managing Director, Europe

Ulf Becker joined Troy as Managing Director of Europe in 2010. He earned his degree in 1978 from the Bank Academy in Hamburg, Germany.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Becker held the positions of Owner and Certified Business Coach of ActionCOACH, CEO of Reactive Surfaces Ltd., President/CEO of Alberdingk Boley Inc., Managing Partner of the Remy Group of Companies, Executive Director of the Behn Meyer Group of Companies, Departmental Manager of Helm AG, and Officer, Marketing Department for Dresdner Bank AG.

Robert Chance   
Vice President, Human Resources

Robert Chance joined Troy as Vice President of Human Resources in 2011. Mr. Chance earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Texas Tech University in 1982.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Chance held the positions of VP of Human Resources for Lanxess, VP of Human Resources for American Bridge, and Corporate Human Resources Manager at Shell Chemical.

Matthew Bodino   

Matthew Bodino joined Troy as Business Controller in 2005 and has held the positions of Assistant Controller and Director, Treasury and Financial Planning and Analysis. Mr. Bodino earned his MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University in 1998, and his two Bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and English from Rutgers University in 1991.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Bodino worked as a Project Engineer at Foster Wheeler and held various finance positions at AT&T, Cambrex, and Gentek Corporation.

Frank Cangelosi, Ph.D.   
Vice President, Marketing

Frank Cangelosi joined Troy as Vice President, Marketing in 2017. Dr. Cangelosi earned his Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science in 1982 from the University of Connecticut, where he also earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1978.

In his professional career, Dr. Cangelosi held a number of positions in technology development, sales, marketing, and management for Union Carbide and later at Cytec. Prior to joining Troy, Dr. Cangelosi performed various roles in strategic marketing for Unimin Corporation, where he reached the position of Vice President, Marketing & Application Sales.

D. David Dyas, Jr.   
Vice President, US Sales

David Dyas joined Troy as Vice President, US Sales in 2017. Mr. Dyas earned his BA degree in Chemistry from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1983.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Dyas held the positions of Director of Global Sales for Mayzo and Director of Sales, North America, for Ciba/BASF.

Thomas Wisner   
Vice President & Corporate Controller

Thomas Wisner joined Troy as Corporate Controller in 2013. Mr. Wisner earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rider University in 1999, and also is a CPA.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Wisner performed various finance and accounting roles at D&M Holdings and National Starch and Chemical (ICI Plc), and held the position of Controller, Specialty Synthetic Polymers at Akzo Nobel.

John Prineas   
Vice President, Procurement

John Prineas joined Troy in 2017. Prior to being named Vice President, he held the position of Sales Director, SEA/ANZ and was based in the Thailand office. Mr. Prineas earned his Master of Business Administration from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia in 2013.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Prineas held the positions of Regional Director, Performance Chemicals SEA at Behn Meyer in Malaysia and General Director at Nuplex Resins in Vietnam.

Enis Kecici   
Vice President, Middle East, Africa, & India

Enis Kecici joined Troy in 2009 and has held the positions of Regional Sales Manager, MEA, and Regional Director, MEAI. He received his Master of Business Administration from Glamorgan University, UK in 2001, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Marmara University in 2000.

Prior to joining Troy, Mr. Kecici held the positions of Regional Manager, EMEAI at Synthomer and Key Accounts Manager at Henkel.

Corey King, Ph.D.   
Vice President, Science & Technology

Corey King joined Troy in 2020. Dr. King earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University and his Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from University of Southern Mississippi.

Prior to Troy, Dr. King worked at Evonik Corporation for 20 years directing R&D and technical service in various global positions at five Evonik sites across Germany and the USA.

Paul S. Delson   
General Counsel

Paul S. Delson joined Troy in 2019. Mr. Delson earned his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University.

Prior to Troy, Mr. Delson served as Associate General Counsel of Global Operations and Chief Compliance Officer at First Solar Inc., and held senior legal positions and attorney roles at several law firms.


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