New Vice President of RD&I



Carboline is pleased to announce that Jeff Anderson joined the Carboline executive team as Vice President of Research, Development & Innovation, effective October 9, 2017.

Jeff has been in the paint and coatings industry for over 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge in the chemistry and technology behind it. Jeff began his career as a chemist with Forrest Paint Company focusing on OEM industrial coatings followed by several years developing new resin technologies at Dow Chemical. Most recently, he was with AkzoNobel as a Technical Director for North and South America for International Paint. Jeff completed his Masters Degree in Polymer Chemistry from University of Oregon; holds seven patents, and has authored several articles in trade and scientific journals.

In addition, Jeff has a proven record of facilitating innovation and bringing differentiated products to market in a team environment. His ability to develop long-term product strategies while staying focused on the immediate market needs are assets that will complement and enhance Carboline’s ability to meet the needs of their customers as they continue to provide quality, innovative products to the marketplace.

“We are very excited to welcome Jeff to our team. His experience as a chemist in invaluable in the understanding of the industry we serve.” said Christopher Tiernay, President and COO of Carboline.

“With the advancements in coatings and linings, I was drawn to work with Carboline because of its commitment to providing high-quality and innovative products to their customers,” said Jeff Anderson. “I look forward to being a part of Carboline’s continued growth.”

About Carboline

Carboline is a St. Louis-based coatings manufacturer with a global reach. The company, founded in 1947, produces high quality performance coatings, linings and fireproofing products in more than 20 manufacturing facilities around the world. Carboline's cutting-edge research and development center is a reflection of their commitment to remaining at the forefront of the protective coatings industry. For more information visit

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