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.
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