Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, appoints Mike Emrich President

January 24, 2020

Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company and distributor of specialty ingredients and chemicals based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, announced that it has named Mike Emrich to succeed Peter Jobling as President. As part of a long-term succession plan, Peter Jobling retired effective December 31, 2019.

Under Peter's leadership, Cambrian Solutions achieved exceptional growth, becoming a preeminent distributor of specialty ingredients and chemicals in Canada. Mike Emrich has been part of Cambrian Solutions' leadership team since 1997, most recently serving as Vice President. In this role, Mike spearheaded Cambrian's efforts to deliver on the company's goal of creating value for customers with innovative formulation capabilities and a differentiated portfolio of specialty ingredients and chemical solutions across its diverse end markets.

"This succession plan has been in place for quite some time. We've worked closely with Peter as an orderly transition of leadership was important for our employees, customers, and suppliers. We remain forever indebted to the Joblings for allowing us to partner with Cambrian Solutions and welcome their incredibly talented team to Maroon Group," commented Mike McKenna, Maroon Group's President and COO. "This is a dynamic time for our organization and we're excited about the future of the business. Mike Emrich embodies our culture and will play a pivotal role leading our Canadian business, as well as being a member of Maroon Group's Executive Leadership Team. We're confident that under his guidance, we will continue to see the business sustain its level of outstanding performance and market leadership," McKenna added.

Maroon Group, is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America. Based in Avon, Ohio, Maroon Group has thrived on creating success for customers by forming partnerships with leading manufacturers and supplying consistent products on time. Customers have come to rely on Maroon Group’s technical sales team, exceptional customer service, and global sourcing capabilities.

Established in 1995, Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, offers a broad portfolio of specialty ingredients and chemicals to customers in the Naturals and Organics; Food; Household, Industrial and Institutional; Health Ingredients; Personal Care; Petroleum; Pulp and Paper; and Industrial markets. In addition to broadening its North American network of customers, suppliers, and facilities, this acquisition reinforces the Company's focus on providing differentiated value-added capabilities to customers' and principals' supply chains through technical proficiency, formulary expertise, and client solutions laboratories.