SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen Cornwall, East Coast Sales Director of ICL Performance LP was named the 2012 Supplier of the Year by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). His leadership and achievement in the industry have been an outstanding example of his steadfast commitment to advancing the chemical distribution supply chain.
Steve received his award today during the Supplier Affiliate Breakfast at NACD's Annual Meeting, where he was commended for his significant contributions of time and talent for the betterment of the chemical distribution industry. He was also recognized for strong and positive support for chemical distributors and outstanding service to NACD and fellow NACD members/Affiliates. Kurt Hettinga, Vice President, Sales, Superior Solvents and Chemicals, presented the award. In doing so he said, "Steve has been an incredible asset to NACD for many years. He worked with NACD staff to implement an education campaign and outreach to all Supplier Affiliate reps to help them better understand the value they can get from the membership, helping transition the Chemical Supplier Affiliate program from 25 participants to over 60." James Moffatt, President of ICL Performance Products, Jeffrey Butryn, Central Sales Director, and Brian Irvine, Commercial Director were also in attendance for the presentation of the award.
Steve Cornwall joined Monsanto Chemical company in 1992. He has held several sales and marketing management positions within the phosphorus and derivatives business group, continuing with the company through its transition to ICL Performance Products. Cornwall is the current chairman of the NACD's Supplier Advisory Panel, past president of The Chemical Club of New England, Vice President of the Chemical Educational Foundation, and current board member of The Racemics organization.
NACD and its over 400 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. They make a delivery every six seconds while maintaining a safety record that is more than twice as good as all manufacturing combined. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at www.nacd.com.
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