IMCD Group, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has appointed Nicolas Kaufmann as its nes President for the Americas region, effective 1 July 2022.
“I am confident that in his new role as Americas President, Nicolas will continue to bring his passion and enthusiasm that empowers employees to thrive with an entrepreneurial spirit that not only embodies IMCD Values but opens a world of opportunity for our supplier partners, customers and the communities in which we serve,” said Marcus Jordan, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and current Americas President at IMCD.
This announcement follows the approval of Marcus’ newly appointed role as COO and member of IMCD’s Management Board.
With nearly 20 years of international business and management experience in the business-to-business world, Nicolas’ multicultural career includes the development of new markets in the Americas, successful mergers and acquisitions, business optimization and a vast network of global business partners through his work experiences in Germany, Mexico and Brazil. He joined IMCD Brasil as Managing Director in 2019.
As president of IMCD’s Americas region, Nicolas is responsible for all operating companies within the Americas, with a focus on stimulating growth through the development of supplier partnerships, market expansion (organic and acquisition), optimizing operational excellence and driving forward the region’s digitization and sustainability goals.
A native of Argentina, Nicolas will be based in the Miami metropolitan area of the U.S. upon transitioning into his new role. IMCD operates in nearly 30 countries throughout the Americas region and has offices in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and United States.