Pittsburgh, January 10, 2013 — Bayer MaterialScience LLC expands its North America Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) cosmetics team with the addition of Dana Smith as senior technical sales specialist for the Baycusan® product line. Smith will manage Baycusan sales for cosmetics customers in the New York and New Jersey area.
Smith has extensive experience in the cosmetics and personal care industry. She began her career as a development chemist for Revlon consumer products. Most recently, Smith was the commercial marketing manager for Lonza Personal Care, where she was responsible for managing the biotechnological product line.
Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration in marketing and entrepreneurship from Rutgers Business School. She is a member of several professional organizations including the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and Cosmetic Executive Women. Smith is also a licensed skin care specialist in the state of New Jersey.
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 14,800 employees at 30 production sites around the world and 2011 sales of 10.8 billion euros. Bayer MaterialScience's 2011 sales in North America were $2.9 billion. 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.
For more information about Bayer MaterialScience's coatings, adhesives and specialties technology, call 417-777-3983 or visit www.bmsnafta.com.
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Company: Bayer MaterialScience