Charles Ross & Son Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Langhorn to the position of vice president of sales.
Ken graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Stony Brook and joined Charles Ross & Son Company in February 1998 as a lab assistant in the company's Test & Development Center. Ken had more to offer and began working on various projects to improve the ROSS product line, most notably the HV Blades, Mega Shear and the Inline SLIM technologies. Ken was instrumental in preparing application reports along with technical briefs to educate the ROSS sales force. In December 1999, Ken was promoted to product manager of high shear mixers, high speed dispersers, multi-shaft mixers and three roll mills.
Named technical director in June 2006, Ken assumed the responsibility of managing the Test & Development Center. In this role, he worked side-by-side with customers on over 150 tests annually, his contributions directly impacting the development of many new products and novel formulations. Ken provides invaluable technical support to the entire sales team and engineering groups throughout the company's US, China and India locations. He has authored many articles on mixing and is regularly interviewed for his expertise by various trade publications across the process industries.