Cornelius Group welcomes Richard Palmer to the business, as he assumes the role of Territory Sales Manager for its Performance Chemicals division.

Richard harnesses more than 20 years of sales and leadership experience, across a broad spectrum of industries. He has held significant positions including Area Sales Manager, Sales Team Leader and National Sales Manager for one of the largest paint and coatings specialists in the world. Richard also has extensive experience in leading sales teams in the defence and architectural coatings sectors.

In his role as Territory Sales Manager, Richard will be responsible acquiring new leads and business in the U.K region, as well as maintaining the fantastic relationships Cornelius has with existing customers. Richard will also be putting his strong analytical skills to good use in finding new commercial opportunities for the company’s impressive portfolio of products.

Commenting on his appointment, Richard said: “I’m delighted to join Cornelius at such an exciting time in the company’s history. Cornelius has fostered great relationships with customers and principal suppliers alike, and I look forward to building on these, alongside welcoming new customers to the business.

“What makes the business so unique, and a really exciting prospect to be part of, is that the divisions of Cornelius work together to deliver one of the most comprehensive end-to-end solutions in the chemical manufacturing and supply industry. I can’t wait to help bring the benefits of Cornelius to an even wider audience and build on the solid foundations in place.”