Eric Riden Joins SACHEM as Vice President Global Supply Chain

Eric Riden Joins SACHEM as Vice President Global Supply Chain

Austin, TX –Thursday, May 08, 2014Eric Riden        SACHEM is pleased to announce that Eric Riden will be joining the company as Vice President, Global Supply Chain, reporting directly to John Mooney, President and CEO of SACHEM, Inc. Mr. Riden will be responsible for all global operations, strategic procurement and logistics activities within the company.

After an extensive search, Mr. Riden was selected from an impressive list of candidates. He joins us from the Clariant Corporation where he was in operations management for eight years including Head of Procurement, North America and an assignment as the North American Master Black Belt for Clariant Excellence. Previously, Mr. Riden was with Air Products for 17 years, serving in various production responsibilities, including three plant manager positions. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Houston. He has been a successful coach and mentor and demonstrated the ability to drive business improvements beyond the field of manufacturing. Riden states, “I am looking forward to working with a company that is firmly committed to the success of its associates, clients, and shareholders at a global level.”

Over the next few weeks Mr. Riden will be visiting SACHEM’s world-class manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

John Mooney commented, “Eric Riden brings extensive knowledge and expertise to our global operations and supply chain activities. Our continued growth and commitment to our valued customers will be well served under his leadership.”

Eric, his wife Loryn and their 4 children will be moving to Austin during the summer.  Besides family, one of Eric’s outside personal interests is in little league baseball coaching.

SACHEM, Inc. delivers highly pure, precise and innovative chemical solutions designed to solve the most demanding and challenging applications. For over 50 years SACHEM has provided chemical solutions and services to customers in key markets including electronics, biotechnology, starch modification, polymers, and catalysts, pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals. Based in Austin, Texas, SACHEM’s expanding worldwide operations include manufacturing and research facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with a global service network and presence spanning over 30 countries.