Jay Lang has been named president of Charkit Chemical Company.
In his new role, Lang will be tasked with overseeing all aspects of the Charkit organization, including sales, marketing, operations, regulatory and administration functions. He will be responsible for driving revenue and gross profit growth, managing operating functions and improving the efficiency of working capital.
He has been with Charkit for more than 20 years, holding a range of positions including key account management, marketing strategy and raw materials growth. He most recently served as executive vice president and a member of the senior management team.
Lang succeeds Charles Hinnant, CEO of LBB Specialty and Charkit founder.
“Over the past twenty-four years, I have had the pleasure of working with Jay and supporting his development from a talented sales leader into the capable executive he has become,” said Hinnant. “Jay’s business instincts, industry experience, deep knowledge of Charkit’s organization and his commitment to Charkit’s growth will serve the company greatly for many years to come.”