Bayer MaterialScience LLC appoints new territory business manager for polycarbonate sheet in the Mid-central region

Sheffield, Mass., December 19, 2013 — Bayer MaterialScience LLC appoints Anthony “AJ” Durso territory business manager for the Mid-central region.

In his new role, Durso is responsible for managing and executing the field sales activity for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products in this region, which encompasses Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and portions of Illinois and Missouri. Durso is tasked with developing and implementing plans that build value within channels and achieving market share and growth goals.

Prior to joining Bayer, Durso worked in distribution for SABIC Polymershapes. He has five years of experience in the plastics industry.

“His plastics industry experience will help reinforce and strengthen our position in the polycarbonate sheet industry,” said Dennis Duff, managing director, Polycarbonate Sheet Business, NAFTA, Bayer MaterialScience LLC. “We’re pleased to add AJ to our team.”

An alumnus of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Durso graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and a minor in human resources management.

Durso currently resides in Seven Fields, Pa.

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, security, 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’s Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet and Makrofol® polycarbonate film products, call 1-800-457-3553 or visit

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