Holland Colours Americas Inc. appointed Joe Bauer as its new president, as well as its division director, the company announced.Joe Bauer

Bauer most recently operated his own consulting business. He has also worked for various chemical companies including BASF SE, Akzo Nobel NV, and Asahi Kasei China Ltd. in sales, marketing, and general management roles.

Additionally, the company announced Joe Gleeson was appointed sales and marketing manager for the Americas. Gleeson was hired at Holland as a technical sales representative, opening the southeast U.S. territory. He has been the North American sales manager for the past 10 years and controller for the Americas division for the past seven years while also serving on the company’s local management team. He has led global, regional, and local project teams, working closely with Holland’s European, Asian, and Americas groups.

Holland is headquartered in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The company produces and commercializes solid and liquid colorants, masterbatches, and additives for coloring rigid and flexible PVC for the building and construction industry as well as PET and polyolefins for the packaging industry.