As part of the realignment, Kevin Yeazell was appointed vice president general manager of the Kohl & Madden business unit, and Brian Breidigan was named vice president general manager, Specialty Inks, North America.
As vice president general manager, Mr. Yeazell will be responsible for growing Sun Chemical’s Kohl & Madden business while maintaining his position as general manager of Rycoline, another Sun Chemical business unit.
“Kevin brings 30 years of industry experience to the job and has done a tremendous job as the general manager at Rycoline for the past nine months,” said Greg Lawson, president, Publication, Commercial & Industrial, Sun Chemical. “I have no doubt that he will play a vital role in the continued growth of our Kohl & Madden business.”
In his new role as vice president general manager, Mr. Breidigan will be responsible for the Specialty Inks Group, including the screen, narrow web label and digital businesses in North America. Mr. Breidigan’s recent position was vice president of sales and operations for the Commercial Group.
“Brian was chosen for this role because of his ability to lead organizations and his work in transforming Sun Chemical’s commercial sales force. His focus will be to lead this new group in all of our exciting high growth market segments,” Mr. Lawson said. “I am confident that he will continue to help Sun Chemical and our customers prosper in all of these growth opportunities.”