Evonik announces marketing manager for DYNAVIS® Americas

Evonik Oil Additives announced the appointment of Drew Kohler as marketing manager for DYNAVIS® Americas. Kohler will be based in the Evonik Horsham, Penn., office, and will focus on helping companies become more profitable with their hydraulic equipment in South, Central and North America.

“Drew brings application knowledge plus experience with construction and agricultural equipment and manufacturing to Evonik Industries,” said Oliver Eyrisch, director of Marketing and Branding Oil Additives. “His newly created position expands upon the successes we’ve helped companies achieve throughout Europe and Asia, and will greatly benefit similar companies in the Americas.”

Kohler’s responsibilities include marketing, licensing and new business development for DYNAVIS®, an additive technology that, formulated in premium hydraulic fluids and marketed by DYNAVIS® licensees, help boost productivity and efficiency of hydraulic systems in mobile construction or stationary industrial equipment.

The Resource Efficiency segment, of which Oil Additives is a key business, brings together Evonik’s activities in specialty chemicals for industrial applications. The Resource Efficiency segment supplies high performance materials for environmentally friendly as well as energy-efficient systems to the automotive, paints and coatings, adhesives, construction and many other industries. This segment employed about 7,800 employees, and generated sales of around EU 4 billion (USD 4.52 billion) in 2014. Evonik Industries AG is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany.