Bostik Executive joins Adhesive and Sealant Council Board.
Press Release Summary:
February 1, 2013 - Effective immediately, Bob Marquette, President and CEO of Bostik, Inc. and Senior VP of Bostik worldwide, will join ASC Board of Directors. Marquette oversees all aspects of Bostik’s Americas operations, which includes 13 facilities and 910 employees. During his 35 years with Bostik, he has occupied various leadership and directorial positions involving nonwovens business, tape and label unit, industrial adhesives business, automotive segment, and global accounts.
Original Press Release
Bostik Executive Joins Adhesive and Sealant Council Board
Press release date: January 24, 2013
Bethesda, MD – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces that Bob Marquette, President & CEO of Bostik, Inc. and Senior Vice President of Bostik worldwide will join its Board of Directors effective immediately. Marquette replaces Gary Delzell, Director of Supply Chain, Bostik, Inc.
Marquette oversees all aspects of Bostik’s Americas operations, which includes 13 facilities and 910 employees. He has spent 35 years with Bostik, and has held a variety of leadership positions including the global management of the company’s nonwovens business, tape and label unit, and positions directing the industrial adhesives business, automotive segment and global account manager positions.
“Bob Marquette is passionate about adhesives, and has spent his entire professional life dedicated to Bostik’s brand promise of ‘stronger bonds, better life,’” notes Matthew E. Croson. “We look forward to engaging with Bob at the Council as ASC explores ways to serve as the essential center of knowledge and catalyst for growth within our industry.”
Bostik, a subsidiary of Total, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of technologically advanced adhesives and sealants. With 2012 sales of 1.55 Euros billion, the company employs 4,800 people and has a presence in more than 40 countries. Bostik collaborates closely with its customers to provide high-performance solutions, creating stronger bonds for a better life. (www.bostik.com)
“I look forward to supporting the efforts of the ASC via my new position on the Board of Directors and know it will only further enhance our relationship as Bostik works to ensure we are providing for the future growth of the industry, “ said Bob Marquette, President & CEO of Bostik, Inc.
Marquette will serve Delzell’s remaining term, through December 31, 2014.
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 124 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end users.
For more information about ASC, visit www.ascouncil.org .