For Immediate Release
paul- lawrence associates Recruits Director of Purchasing for Degussa Construction Chemicals Operations, Inc.
Executive search firm, paul-lawrence associates, has placed Thomas W. Johnson, CPM as Director of Purchasing with Degussa Construction Chemicals Operations, Inc. headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Johnson will be responsible for their complex procurement transactions, including raw materials, indirect commodities and freight/logistics services.
Prior to joining Degussa, Mr. Johnson spent 15 years with Sherwin-Williams, with his last role as Purchasing Manager in the Consumer Division. He started his career as a chemist with Bionetics Corporation, and later with Nalco Chemical Company, both in Chicago, IL.
As global market and technology leader and foremost supplier of construction chemicals products, Degussa Construction Chemicals is a significant player in the construction scene. The Division develops, produces and markets intelligent system solutions that make construction projects not only safer but also more economic, efficient and environmentally compatible. The main focus of its broad technology portfolio is placed on concrete admixtures, mining and underground construction, building systems, flooring applications, coatings & facades and expansion joints. Customer proximity, extensive application knowledge and innovative prowess all play a significant role in the Division's success. Part of the Construction Chemicals group is Master BuildersĘ, the leading innovator in the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical and mineral admixtures for specialty concrete, while Degussa is the world's largest specialty chemical company.
Working in concert, paul~lawrence associates and its sister company highbridge associates serve as strategic partners with their clients in the areas of sourcing, assessing, managing and retaining human capital. The company has built a series of industry-specific practices to support the diverse needs of its clients. The company operates offices in Cleveland, Chicago and New York.
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