Thomas Thompson, president of Tannin Corporation, headquartered in Peabody, MA, USA, has announced the appointment of Robert J Masker as senior technical sales representative. In his new assignment, ‘Bob’ will be responsible for sales and service to select accounts within the US leather industry and, in addition, targeted global markets and accounts within China, South Korea and other regions.

Masker’s career has accrued over 25 years of service to both the US and international leather industry. Over the past years he has held several key positions both in technical service and sales as well as sales and marketing management for leading leather chemical firms.

Tannin Corporation and their subsidiaries have been chemical suppliers to the leather industry since 1944. In recent years, Tannin Corporation have expanded and enhanced their manufacturing capabilities to become one of the largest chemical suppliers to the global leather industry, with sales and production of a comprehensive range of products to all major leather producing regions.