Bayer appoints new western regional manager for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products

Sheffield, Mass., October 14, 2013 — Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the appointment of Brian Heine as western regional manager for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products. In this role, he will support the sales and marketing team, with a focus on customer relations and business development.

A Missouri native, Heine brings extensive experience to his new position. He began his career with Cadillac Plastics in 1996 as an inside sales representative and joined Bayer in 2003 as a central sales manager for Makrolon polycarbonate sheet products.

According to Dennis Duff, managing director of Bayer's Makrolon polycarbonate sheet business, "This position represents our continued strategic focus on Makrolon sheet for the distribution channel. We're pleased to have the depth of experience that Brian brings to the role."

Heine will be based in St. Louis, Mo., where he resides with his wife Julie and their two children. He holds a degree in psychology from Missouri State University.

About Bayer MaterialScience LLC:

Bayer MaterialScience LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance plastics in North America and is part of the global Bayer MaterialScience business with approximately 14,500 employees at 30 production sites around the world and 2012 sales of 11.5 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, social responsibility and respect for the environment.

For more information about Bayer MaterialScience LLC Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products, call 1-800-628-5084 or visit www.sheffieldplastics.com.

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