Quest Specialty Chemicals, a company in the specialty coatings industry, announced the appointment of Rick Martin as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Martin has an experience in finance within a number of global industrial businesses, emphasizing financial and internal control activities, investor relations and risk management. Prior to joining Quest, Martin served as Vice President Corporate Controller, Treasurer and Secretary for Hilex Poly Co., LLC. He has also served EMS-CHEMIE (North America) Inc. in the role of Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Martin earned an MBA degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Business Administration and Psychology from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
In addition to leading the firm’s finance, human resources and IT divisions, Martin will drive business initiatives by focusing on implementing best practices and processes. He will be based out of the Quest Specialty Chemicals’ Charleston, SC headquarters facility.