Oil and Gas Industry Veteran, Nelson Anderson Joins HORN

Nelson Anderson joins HORN as senior account manager on the oil and gas team to provide added technical sales support to meet industry needs. 

LA MIRADA, Calif. – June 8, 2016 – HORN, North America’s premier distributor of specialty chemicals and raw materials, welcomed Nelson Anderson as senior account manager to bolster its oil and gas technical sales team. Anderson joins HORN Advanced Materials with more than 20 years of experience, with a particular focus on the petrochemical industry.

“HORN’s 50 years of chemical distribution history displays a continued concentration on short- and long-term growth,” said Parry Foskett, vice president, HORN Advanced Materials. “As we seek to further solidify our role in bridging a tangible connection to the marketplace for our supplier partners, HORN has taken a proactive approach by hiring Nelson to prepare for the expected upturn based on historical cycles within the oil and gas industry.”

Anderson joins HORN from Ashland Specialty Ingredients, where he was a global strategic account manager in oil and gas specialty chemicals. In that role, as in previous positions at NCH Corporation, GE Water & Process Technologies and Nalco,

Anderson supported oil and gas clients to achieve reduced costs through the introduction of technologies with higher performance. He made an impact at his former posts by driving revenue and profit growth through strategic selling, while building long-term relationships with targeted petrochemical accounts.

“Nelson’s decorated background, sheer drive and dedication to customers gives us confidence that his addition to the team will lead to new levels of growth and success for our oil and gas business, and for HORN overall,” added Foskett.

An alumnus of Texas State University, Anderson is a member of industry organizations including American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, Society of Petroleum Engineers and NACE International.

“HORN prides itself on being a leader, and is willing to invest in unique products and services to best serve their customers and partners,” said Anderson. “These priorities align with my own, and I’m proud to join the HORN family.”

About HORN

Established in 1961 as The E.T. HORN Company, HORN is one of North America’s premier distributors of specialty ingredients, chemicals and raw materials. Originally founded as a specialty chemical distributor, HORN remains an entrepreneurial-driven company with a team of technically-expert and trained professionals. Headquartered in La Mirada, Calif., its specialized market segments encompass six distinct distribution business units: Advanced Materials, Coatings and Building Materials, Nutraceuticals, Care Elements, FoodTech and Animal Wellness.

For more than 50 years, HORN’s entrepreneurial approach to customer service embraces challenge and opens opportunities to reinvent and improve on traditional business models. HORN ranks in the ICIS Top 20 list of North America Chemical Distribution Leaders and is an employee-owned/ESOP company.

Contact 800-442-HORN or visit www.ethorn.com for more information.