By David Reed, UT EditorHowell, Michigan - Chem-Trend, lp, privately-held supplier of custom-formulated mould release agents to the die-casting, polyurethane, rubber and other industries, has appointed Mike Quinn to the positions of president and CEO. He assumes the role from his former position as Chem-Trend's vice president and general manager, Americas. At Chem-Trend, Quinn rose to a leadership position in 1995, when he was appointed vice president of North American Sales. His responsibilities grew consistently for the next decade, culminating with his current appointment. Quinn's 25 years of experience in chemical specialities includes working with industry leaders such as Hooker Chemical, Occidental Petroleum and Ford Motor Co. Chem-Trend claims to be the world's largest provider of custom-formulated mould release agents to the die-casting, polyurethane, rubber, composites, thermoplastics and tyre industries."