FORT MILL, SC—Wikoff Color Corp is proud to announce the promotion of Evan Benbow, Ph.D. to vice president, product technology and solutions. In his new role, Benbow is responsible for overseeing product development at the corporate technical center, along with driving company-wide initiatives for innovation and sustainability.
“Evan’s strong leadership skills and commitment to bringing advanced technology to our customers will be an excellent addition to our executive team,” said Geoff Peters, president & CEO of Wikoff Color. “As the company explores new markets and opportunities, Evan will play an integral part in developing our growth strategy.”
As of Dec. 1, Benbow has transitioned into this leadership position after four years of serving as the company’s R&D director. Prior to coming to Wikoff, Evan worked with exotic energy storage technologies for automotive and grid storage applications. He completed his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Iowa State University in 2003 and obtained his Ph.D. at Florida State University in inorganic chemistry, specializing in metal alloys with exotic magnetic properties. Evan has 11 publications in peer reviewed journals as well as a patent.