Valent USA Corporation
Sumitomo Chemical’s US subsidiary, Valent USA Corporation (Walnut Creek, California), has promoted Rick Kraus to senior manager of distribution strategy. He will oversee strategic growth plans and manage an expanded team of national account managers. The company has also promoted Mike Riffle to manager of national sales and market development for Valent Professional Products (VPP). Joe Chamberlin has been promoted to an expanded role as field market development specialist and market development manager for VPP.