Oxford Performance Materials Expands Advisory Board with Addition of Kevin Cronin

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has announced the appointment of Mr. Kevin Cronin to the firm’s Advisory Board. Mr. Cronin will chair the newly formed Committee for Strategic Market Development.

Enfield CT (PRWEB) January 15, 2005 -- Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has announced the appointment of Mr. Kevin Cronin to the firm’s Advisory Board. Mr. Cronin will chair the newly formed Committee for Strategic Market Development.

“We are very pleased that Kevin has accepted an Advisory Board position with OPM, said Scott DeFelice, President. Kevin has been down the road we are traveling with the PPS business and his insights and relationships are invaluable to us” Mr. Cronin will specifically support OPM in development of strategic customers.

“OPM is methodically building a high performance materials business in a manner that capitalizes on their technological advantage, leverages assets and relationship, and builds customer loyalty. I find their approach very well tuned and I look forward to supporting them as they accelerate up the growth curve”, said Kevin Cronin.

Mr. Cronin’s most recent position was as the President of Forton Industries. Fortron Industries is a Joint Venture between Kureha Chemical Industries and Ticona, which produces Polyphenelyne Sulfide (PPS) a high performance thermoplastic. Prior to this assignment Mr. Cronin held several commercial leadership roles including global eBusiness Director, Marketing Director and Sales Director. His background also includes product management, as well as application and product development.

Founded in March 2000, OPM has rapidly become an industry leader in the ultra-high performance thermoplastic polymers market. The firm's versatile OXPEKK® polymers are currently being used in space and defense, medical, semiconductor, and industrial markets worldwide. For additional information, please visit www.oxfordpm.com.

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