The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) has appointed Christopher L. Jahn as president and COO of the organization. He will take the place of Jim Kolstad, who is retiring at the end of 2006.
Jahn is currently the president of Contract Services Association. He was vice president of government and public affairs for NACD from 2001 to 2002. In addition, Jahn previously served as chief of staff to US Senator Craig Thomas (R-WY) for 9 years.