Bayer MaterialScience appoints business development manager for Makrolon® sheet products in North America

Sheffield, Mass., January 29, 2015 — Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the appointment of Kenneth Schwartz to business development manager for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products. In this role he will lead the marketing and business development activities for Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet products in the North American region.

Since joining Bayer in 2004 as a technology manager, Schwartz has taken on roles of increasing responsibility. With this promotion, he will continue his current role as resin marketing manager for construction in North America, while assuming additional responsibilities for business development for the company’s sheet business.

“Ken brings significant experience and knowledge of the sheet business to this position and will immediately be able to contribute,” said James Boehm, managing director of the Bayer MaterialScience Makrolon® polycarbonate sheet business. “His dual role will allow him to leverage synergies between the polycarbonate resin and polycarbonate sheet business in the construction markets.”

Schwartz, a Philadelphia native, will be based in Pennsylvania. Schwartz holds a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Northeastern 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 14,300 employees at 30 production sites around the world and 2013 sales of 11.2 billion euros. Bayer MaterialScience, a Bayer Group 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.

Bayer Contact:

Cindy Race, Phone: 413-528-7812
cindy.race@bayer.com

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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