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June 21, 2016. D.B. Becker, A Maroon Group LLC Company, a world-class supplier of specialty additives, resins, and pigments, continues to expand its U.S. reach with the addition of Mike Damurjian as an Account Manger to cover Northern NJ, Metro NY, Long Island NY, and Connecticut.

Mike has been in the chemical industry for five years, most recently at Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp where he was the recipient of the 2015 Top Pre-Pack Chemical Sales Award and a 2015 recipient of the Spectrum Sales Achievement Award for exceeding 100% of sales forecast in both overall quota and new business development. Prior to this, Mike worked for the Coatis business unit of Solvay (formerly Rhodia) selling various products into the paints, inks, coatings, and adhesives markets. Mike is a 2010 Graduate from James Madison University with a B.S. in Chemistry with a concentration in Business and holds an MBA from Monmouth University (2012).

“Mike is a very motivated professional whose technical background, organization, and selling skills make him an ideal fit in the specialty chemical sales space,” Bill Nicholas, D.B. Becker Sales Manager, said. “Technology is at the heart of what we do, and so much of what we strive for is built around delivering value and efficiency to our customers and principals. Bringing Mike on board is testament to our continued investment in these areas and to our overall business as a whole.”

About D.B. Becker, a Maroon Group LLC Company

D.B. Becker is the East Coast arm of the Maroon Group with operations based in Clinton, NJ. Established in 1954, DB Becker continues, as we have throughout our proud history, to supply customers in our region with an outstanding bundle of specialty raw materials from strategically located warehousing facilities throughout the Eastern Seaboard.

About Maroon Group LLC

Maroon Group LLC is a leading specialty chemical distributor based in Avon, Ohio. Maroon Group supplies specialty additives, resins, pigments, and packaging to North American manufacturers. Since 1977, Maroon has thrived on creating success for customers by forming partnerships with world-class manufacturers and supplying consistent products on time. Customers have come to rely on Maroon’s technical sales team, exceptional customer service, and global sourcing capabilities.

Maroon Group is focused on growing our business both organically and through strategic acquisitions that allow us to further develop our product portfolio and create success for our customers and principal partners, including the recent acquisitions of Addipel, CNX Distribution, D.B. Becker, and U.S. Chemicals. To learn more about Maroon Group, please visitwww.maroongroupllc.com.