Tom Corcoran elected as NACD Chairman
During the annual meeting of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) in Carlsbad, CA, the association announced the new incoming officers to its Board of Directors for 2019.
Tom Corcoran, Vice President Food & Nutrition, Brenntag Group, has been elected as Chairman of the Association and will serve a two-year term.
“It is wonderful to see such talented members of our community affirm their commitment to advancing NACD and the chemical distribution industry as a whole,” said NACD President Eric R. Byer. “These individuals will continue to be tremendous assets to the Board of Directors, and we look forward to seeing all they will accomplish in their new roles.”
Shawn Wiram named NACD Distributor of the Year
Furthermore, Shawn Wiram, Director Safety, Health & Environment at Brenntag North America, Inc., was named the 2018 Distributor of the Year by the association. Wiram was commended for his personal participation on many levels, but also for his commitment to “ensuring safe, healthy and environmentally-conscious operations in the chemical distribution industry”, according to Byer.
The award was presented at NACD’s 47th Annual Meeting by 2017 Distributor of the Year Andrea Nagle, CEO and Joseph Fischman, president, of Chem/Serv, Inc., who said of Wiram: “Shawn has shown unparalleled enthusiasm for Responsible Distribution, and his commitment to NACD and its membership is impressive. We are proud to present such a deserving member of our chemical distribution community with this award.”