Cookson Performance Materials, a division of London-based Cookson Group plc, announced the appointment of Rick Reagan as President, Enthone Inc., effective August 1. Mr. Reagan will lead the high-performance specialty chemicals company’s global organization that operates in more than 40 countries and includes 10 manufacturing facilities and nine technical centers strategically located worldwide.

Mr. Reagan will report directly to Steven Corbett, CEO of Cookson Performance Materials, or CPM, which includes both Enthone and the Alpha electronic assembly and advanced materials business. Mr. Corbett, who previously served as Enthone’s president, will now devote his responsibilities to CPM and as an executive director of the Cookson Board of Directors.

Mr. Reagan has been with Cookson and Alpha for 33 years. Prior to his promotion, he was the Executive Vice President for Alpha Asia, the largest and most profitable business unit within the CPM division.

"Rick has significant experience in the PCB fabrication and assembly markets, and is very familiar with Enthone technology and customer base," Mr. Corbett said. "I am confident that his experience and knowledge will translate well and bring significant benefits to our customers and Enthone.”

Mr. Reagan is a graduate of Xavier University in Ohio, USA. He resides in Singapore with his wife, Mary, and daughter, Devon. He will relocate to the United States in 2014.

About Enthone
Enthone Inc. is a global and leading supplier of high performance specialty chemicals and coatings. A Cookson Group plc company, Enthone creates customer value by providing innovative and cost-effective technology solutions to the automotive, building hardware, energy, aerospace, jewelry, industrial finishes, printed circuit board and semiconductor industries. For more information, please visit Enthone online.