Cognis: Joe Polak was named sales
excellence project manager. In his new
role, Mr. Polak will oversee and implement
new practices for Cognis’ North
American sales team.
Mr. Polak is a 17-year veteran of
Cognis, having worked in field sales,
sales management and business management
for a wide variety of Cognis
businesses including coatings and inks,
care chemicals and oleochemicals.
The introduction of Point-of-Sale Tinting systems in the 1950s changed forever the way that decorative paints are sold. Prior to World War II and during the immediate post-war period, paints were supplied in a limited range of colors and retailers ha…