In his role as Regional Sales Manager, Jorge will be focused on supporting customers in a variety of markets, including architectural & industrial coatings, building & construction, craft/hobby, and printing inks. He will continue to serve existing accounts as well as develop new business partnerships with the support of SPI’s technical team. With more than 35 years of experience in the chemical industry, Jorge brings a high level of technical and sales knowledge that is consistent with the values of innovation, responsiveness, and flexibility that Specialty Polymers is known for.
“Jorge comes to us with a wealth of experience in the polymer and chemical industry,” Sheryl Southwell, Specialty’s President said. “His experience in the industry is tremendous and he’s a natural fit within our organization.”
Jorge most recently worked as the Account Manager for Dowd & Guild in southern California, with product lines ranging from resins to pigments/colorants, TiO2, and specialty additives. He spent 8 years at EPS as Regional Sales Manager, providing alkyd and latex emulsions for coatings, construction materials, and adhesives. Previously Jorge worked at Sun Chemical Corp., with responsibilities for the Latin American market specializing in organic pigments and colorants for the coatings, printing inks, plastics, and cosmetics industries. Jorge graduated from Miami University and is fluent in English and Spanish.