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Rohm and Haas Appoints Dr. Barry S. Snyder Research Director for Adhesives and Sealants

Published on 2005-04-13. Author : SpecialChem

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Rohm and Haas Company (NYSE: ROH) has announced the appointment of Dr. Barry S. Snyder to the position of Global Director of Research for its Adhesives and Sealants business following the departure of Dr. Robert Gleim, who recently retired from Rohm and Haas after a distinguished career of 27 years with the company.

The Rohm and Haas Adhesives and Sealants business is a world-class supplier of formulated adhesives, coatings and polymers for adhesives and sealants. It serves the Packaging, Converting, Transportation, Construction, and Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives industries.

During his 14-year career with Rohm and Haas, Dr. Snyder has gained both technical and commercial experience in all aspects of the company's Adhesives and Sealants business. Until recently, he held the position of business manager for the company's North American Adhesives and Sealants transportation business. He has also served as global market manager for pressure sensitive adhesives and for the packaging and converting adhesives businesses, and held various technology-based positions including senior scientist and research manager for pressure sensitive adhesives.

Dr. Snyder holds a BS degree in chemistry from Emory University, a PhD in Chemistry from Harvard University and completed post-doctoral work at University of California, Berkeley. He will be based at Rohm and Haas' Spring House, PA USA research facility.

About Rohm and Haas Company

Rohm and Haas is a Philadelphia-based specialty materials company which makes products for the personal care, grocery, home and construction markets, and the electronics industry. The company had annual sales of approximately $7.3 billion in 2004 with operations in 27 countries.

Source: Rohm and Haas

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