January 7, 2015 — Carlstadt, NJ — Azelis Americas’s Life Sciences market vertical formed by Marcor Development Corporation, a leading ingredient supplier to the health, nutrition, microbiology, fermentation, OTC/pharmaceutical and food markets announces changes to its Senior Leadership Team.

Hank DeWolf, current President of Azelis Americas Care has been named President of Azelis Americas Life Sciences. Holly Daley has been promoted to Executive Vice President & General Manager of Marcor Development where she will be responsible for managing Marcor’s sales organization and operating teams, which include customer service and supply chain. Marcor is also pleased to announce that Sara Dorman has been promoted to Director of Technology & New Business Development. In this role, she will provide routine technical and applications support as well as help define and guide Marcor’s path forward. By working closely with sales and customers Sara will identify products that complement the existing portfolio. In addition, drawing from her extensive technical background and experience, she will identify technologies that will enhance Marcor’s position in its operating divisions.

Marcor Development Corp. traces its roots to 1975 where it strove to partner with a select group of suppliers from around the world to supply specialty and naturally derived ingredients for use in nutraceuticals, fermentation, pharmaceutical and related applications; supplying some of the largest end-users and contract manufacturers in the industry.

Under the new Senior Leadership Team, the company will proactively enhance its business model with significant improvements in strategic focus, starting with the reorganization of the business into two operating divisions: Health & Nutrition and Microbiology/Fermentation. With this new structure in place, the company is better positioned to execute its business strategy, strengthening its market position in each of these divisions, and effectively scaling business opportunities to drive sustained growth.

“The decision underscores the organization’s commitment to delivering maximum value to customers, adapting the business model to drive the opportunities generated by a rapidly changing market, and enabling the workforce to perform at its highest potential,” said Hank DeWolf – President of Azelis Americas Care and Azelis Americas Life Sciences.


About Azelis Americas

Azelis Americas (KDG) is the leader in specialty chemical distribution in North America. KDG is organized around industry verticals in the United States and Canada in the following focus markets: CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers), Specialty Ag, CARE, Pharma / Nutrition, Construction, and Industrial (Plastics, Lubrication & Metalworking).  All of the sectors share similar approaches to their respective markets: deep technical expertise and market knowledge; a service platform that includes marketing and product management; a network of technical centers (application labs) to support customers; a focus on customer intimacy; and an absolute devotion to customer service. KDG is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

For more information contact:
Holly Daley

Executive Vice President & General Manager
– Azelis Americas Life Sciences


(978) 314-2085

Press Contact:
Julia Hernandez

Vice President of Marketing
– Azelis Americas Care