Charting our course, means leading the way

Meet the talented executives who manage our company day to day and guide our path forward.

Jeff Kenton
President

Jeff Kenton

Jeff joined Acme-Hardesty Co. as President on November 1, 2016. Prior to this position, Jeff was President of Brenntag Specialties Inc. (BSI). In this position, Jeff assisted in business growth by attracting new suppliers to the specialty chemicals distribution arena and building out the strategic marketing platform.

Prior to BSI, Jeff was Group Vice President at Ashland Inc. As part of the specialty ingredients team, Jeff held a number of senior leadership roles including: Emerging Markets, Global Channel Management, and the Global Construction business. Jeff spent the first part of his career with Hercules Inc. in various sales, marketing, business management, and key account management roles supporting the Pulp & Paper Industry.

Jeff has extensive global business understanding and significant executive leadership experience. Jeff works out of the Blue Bell, PA office and reports to CEO Doug Shreves in Santa Barbara, CA.

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