Hocking Names New CEO.

01 August, 2020

Greg Crawford has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hocking International Laboratories effective August 1, 2020.

Crawford brings over 25 years of experience with chemical manufacturers that supply products to the agriculture, turf, and specialty chemical industries. Most recently, Crawford was Chief Operating Officer of Actagro for seven years prior to and following its acquisition by Nutrien. He began his career in the chemical industry with Merck after six years of service as a submarine officer in the US Navy. He served as President of the former Lobeco Products, a specialty chemical manufacturer acquired by Nufarm, and then continued with Nufarm in leadership roles for 13 years.

“We are fortunate to have found a leader with Greg’s track record of success and depth of experience in specialty chemical manufacturing and agriculture. With Greg on board as CEO, the Board of Directors is optimistic about Hocking’s potential for continued growth,” stated John Saxton, Chairman of the Board.

Crawford has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Duke University.


Company: Hocking International
Job: Chief Executive Officer
Candidate: Greg Crawford