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Business team shakeup at Sekisui SPI

February 17, 2017 — As part of the company’s long-term strategy for sustained growth to accommodate market and customer demands, thermoplastics giant Sekisui Polymer Innovations, LLC (Sekisui SPI) has announced changes to its business team.

Sekisui’s VP of sales and marketing, Karen Brock Amoah explains the reason for the changes at the company, which manufactures the Kydex and Allen brand thermoplastics. “We are carefully considering how to improve service and support for customers across North America and internationally. As part of this journey, over the past five months, a number of our team members have taken on new roles and responsibilities and our team has grown. The prospects these highly skilled professionals bring for the growth of our company and our customers is inspiring.”

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• Robert Anderlik became the newest team member as the Midwest regional business manager. He will focus on supporting Sekisui SPI’s existing strategic customers and driving new business opportunities in the Midwest region, which includes ND, SD, MN, WI, IL, IA, NE, KS and MO.

• Virgil Minor joined the sales team as the South Central regional business manager, supports a region that includes CO, NM, OK, AR, MS, LA, TX and Mexico.

• Benjamin Smalley has become the aviation market business manager, handling all aviation market accounts and focusing on driving new business opportunities with strategic OEMs within the aviation market.

• Blake Iman has been promoted from customer service specialist to aviation business coordinator. She now supports the aviation market business manager and regional business managers.

New roles and responsibilities
• Michael Miler has transitioned from aviation market business manager to a senior business development analyst role, providing analysis in support of the company’s long-term growth strategy.

• Nik Taritas has been promoted from Midwest regional business manager to North American business manager. He manages the North American regional business management team and focuses on developing innovative ways to bring value to customers while developing growth in the thermoplastics industry.

• John Martino, Western regional business manager, has assumed more responsibility by also taking on the role of international distribution manager. Martino is responsible for growth and market management and will control distribution strategies for North America and Europe.

17 February 2017

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