Robert K. Ddamulira, who previously served as technical director of W.F. Taylor Co., Inc., has been named vice president of research and development, the first to hold this position at the company.

A twenty-year veteran in the adhesive manufacturing industry, Ddamulira joined W.F. Taylor Co. in 1996 as senior research chemist. Prior to joining Taylor, Ddamulira worked for two leading adhesive manufacturing companies in Canada.

“Bob has proven he has the strategic vision, industry experience and leadership skills needed to meet our company’s aggressive objectives of expanding our product line,” said Jack Raidy, Jr., W.F. Taylor Co. president and CEO.