Jennifer Abril is the CEO and President of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). Jennifer Abril was appointed President & CEO in late 2016 and is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the association. Jennifer is not a stranger to SOCMA, having previously served as the association’s Director of Performance Improvement in 2006-2008 and was responsible for the development and implementation of ChemStewards®.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates® (SOCMA) empowers its members with the latest industry knowledge, an unparalleled peer network, highly customized resources and dedicated technical and professional staff. The internationally recognized organization unites the specialty chemical industry by providing a forum for advocacy, operational excellence and commercial growth, while rooted in the principle of safe operations.
SOCMA President and Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Abril is the first woman to head the association of fine and specialty chemical makers, a $300 billion industry. Ms. Abril is a seasoned business executive as former President of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA).
SOCMA members are specialty and fine chemical manufacturers that play an indispensable role across the global chemical supply chain. For more than 100 years, SOCMA has proudly served as the only hub for the specialty supply chain to gather, grow and build. Our association supports your company’s business growth by removing impediments, providing advocacy solutions, capitalizing on industry disruptions as opportunities and facilitating connections.