Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has announced that Melissa Koester will join its North American sales force. Covering the greater Cincinnati, OH area, Ms. Koester will be responsible for establishing and developing relationships with ink, plastic, coating and specialty accounts, as well as for leading the company’s internal sales efforts.
“With Melissa’s addition to the Performance Pigments team, we will strengthen our already leading network in the Ohio Valley area,” said Russ Henke, vice president of sales, NAFTA. “Her experience in sales and her enthusiasm for this industry make her a good fit for Performance Pigments.”
Prior to joining Performance Pigments, Ms. Koester worked for Cognis Corporation as a strategic planning analyst and global account manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Centre College in Kentucky and her MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati.