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Leadership Team

Jeff Kenton

President
Jeff Kenton

“Great employees in a great culture make Acme-Hardesty an OUTSTANDING place to work.”

President

Jeff Kenton

Jeff joined Acme-Hardesty as president in November 2016. Jeff has extensive global business understanding and significant executive leadership experience. Jeff’s extensive knowledge of specialty distribution and experience leading emerging markets have helped him to develop a growth culture at Acme-Hardesty.

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. Jeff also served as 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 graduated from Ursinus College with a B.S. in Chemistry. He’s a member of the Société de Chimie Industrielle, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and is a VP/Trustee of the NY Chemists’ Club.

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