Pittsburgh, January 10, 2012 — Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Marc Daniel Block director, regional key account sales for its Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS) business unit.
In this role, Block leads the CAS regional key account sales team in the United States. He also serves as head of the technical sales team and the Single Point of Contact office in the NAFTA region.
Block has worked at Bayer for 11 years, starting as an industrial sales clerk for Bayer AG and moving through several roles with progressively increasing responsibilities. Most recently, he served as director, global product management for CAS, where he managed Bayer's resin product line in the Asia Pacific region. This position is Block's first in the United States, having previously been based in China, Spain and Germany.
Block graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Essen, Germany, with a business diploma in marketing and controlling. He earned his master's degree in business administration from the Nanyang Business School in Singapore in 2005.
About Bayer MaterialScience LLC:
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is one of the leading producers of polymers and high-performance plastics in North America and is part of the global Bayer MaterialScience business with approximately 14,700 employees at 30 production sites around the world and 2010 sales of 10.2 billion euros. The company manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical, and sports and leisure industries. Sustainability is central to Bayer MaterialScience LLC's business and is based around the key areas of innovation, product stewardship, excellence in corporate management, social
responsibility and respect for the environment.
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