Haviland Products has named B. Rachel Cheng as senior research and development chemist. Cheng has 25 years of experience in the surface finishing industry, including conducting research on corrosion inhibitors and surface modification at Nanjing University of Chemical Technology in China, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry. She also holds a master’s degree in physical chemistry from the University of Western Ontario.
The company also has promoted Rob Pawson to regional sales manager for the South and Southwest regions with responsibility for sales and marketing of its specialty and commodity chemistry. He also will continue to be the company’s contracted sales agent for Reliant Aluminum. Pawson had been a technical sales and service representative.