Effective October 1, 2015, Tim Dooling will become the new President of the KODA Care vertical (comprised of DeWolf Chemical, Glenn Corporation and GMZ Care). Tim replaces Hank DeWolf, who will be retiring at the end of 2015. Tim will be located at the KODA Care headquarters in Warwick, RI.

Frank Bergonzi, KDG’s President and CEO, stated, “We thank Hank for his contributions over the years. Tim has all the attributes necessary for leading this business. He is a consummate professional, and along with Personal Care and HI&I expertise, he has many years of experience in specialty chemicals. Tim has had a stellar career, with a proven track record of success. We are fortunate and excited to have Tim join the KDG team.” Frank adds, “Tim’s vision, experience and leadership qualities will be key pillars in spearheading KODA Care’s continued growth.”

Tim Dooling has over 22 year’s experience in the chemicals industry. He has held several key management roles both at Callahan Chemical Company and Sun Chemical.   His responsibilities ranged from Sales Manager and Branch Manager to Vice President of Sales and Executive Vice President. Most recently, Tim was President of Callahan Chemical.

Tim explains, “I have admired KDG’s presence and strategic growth in the specialty chemical distribution market the last couple of years. The opportunity to join KDG and be the leader of the Care vertical is a perfect fit.” He emphasized, “KDG is well positioned for the future. The KODA Care business model of technically focused sales and marketing, and representing premier technologies from best in class suppliers, is the key to our continued success. I am confident, jointly with the team assembled, that we will take KODA Care to the next level.”

Tim is a member of NACD, the Chemical Club of New England and the SCC. He served both in the United States Marine Corps and the Massachusetts Army National Guard. He has a BA from Boston College and is a graduate of M.I.T. Sloan School of Management Executive Program.

Tim Dooling


KODA Distribution Group (KDG) is the leader in specialty chemical distribution in the US and Canada. KDG is organized around industry verticals in North America by the following focus markets: Canada, CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers), Specialty Ag, CARE, Life Sciences, Construction, and Industrial (Plastics, Lubrication & Metalworking).  Each industry vertical shares similar approaches to their markets: deep technical expertise and market knowledge; a service platform that includes marketing and product management; a network of technical centers (application labs) to support customers; a focus on customer intimacy; and an absolute devotion to customer service.  KDG is headquartered in Stamford, CT.


For more information contact:

Julia Hernandez
Vice President of Marketing – KODA Care