Michael Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Arch Chemicals Inc. in Norwalk, Conn., began his two-year term on January 1, 2009, as chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Campbell was elected chairman at the NAM's semi-annual Board of Directors meeting in October 2008. He succeeds Charles E. Bunch, chairman and chief executive officer, PPG Industries, Inc. in this voluntary position. "As NAM chairman, I look forward to working with President-elect Obama, his administration, and the new Congress to help America's manufacturers remain a vital engine of growth and prosperity," says Campbell. "With the right policies and legislation in place, U.S. industry can continue to lead the world in manufacturing productivity, innovation, and output. This is central to our belief that manufacturing should be a significant part of the economic recovery."