Fluorogistx, the exclusive authorized U.S. distributor of DuPont TEFLON® brand fluoroplastics and other DuPont fluoroplastic resin products, has announced the addition of Robert D. (Bob) Smith, formerly of DuPont FluoroPolymer Solutions, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Smith, who reports to David Jones, president and founder of Fluorogistx, joins the senior management team bringing more than 30 years of DuPont experience, primarily in fluoroplastics and most recently as Business Director and Sustainability Manager for DuPont FluoroPolymer Solutions. His experience includes both U.S. and global management of sales and marketing teams within the company’s fluoroplastic businesses, and helping DuPont to maintain its global market leadership position throughout his career.

At Fluorogistx, Smith will build on his successful track record of leading teams and delivering strong results by focusing on advancing market development and customer focus to provide tailored solutions – for TEFLON® brand fluoroplastics and more.

“Fluorogistx has always been known for helping our customers grow their businesses through innovative applications using DuPont TEFLON® and other DuPont fluoroplastics. The collective fluoroplastic knowledge at Fluorogistx, coupled with the strength of our working relationship with DuPont, provides a level of technical expertise and customer service that are unmatched in the industry,” said Smith. “I look forward to contributing to the continued growth and success of our customers as well as Fluorogistx.”

Diane Iuliano Picho, NA Regional Business & Market Director, DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, recognizes what a significant asset Smith will be for Fluorogistx. “Bob brings a tremendous amount of experience, knowledge and results-driven leadership to the Fluorogistx team,” she said. “Creating a positive customer experience is always his top priority, and Bob is extremely adept at building relationships and problem solving.”