Jerry Norton manages JNS-SmithChem sales and marketing in the Middle Atlantic states region. Jerry brings 25 years of international chemical experience in high performance paint, plastics, coatings, ink, food, personal care, cosmetics and raw material distribution.
Prior to joining JNS-SmithChem, Jerry served as an east and west coast regional sales and marketing manager of Akzo Nobel’s Cellulosic Specialties Division and national sales and marketing manager for Akzo Nobel’s Akucell® Cellulose Gum Division.
Previously, Jerry served as the Mid Atlantic regional sales and marketing manager for Kohl Marketing and has held various roles within the professional sport surfaces, cementitious and bituminous emulsion industries.
Jerry holds a B.S. Degree in Chemistry from King’s College, studied advanced coatings technologies at the Missouri University of Science and Technology and completed Akzo Nobel’s Business Leadership program.