Avon, Ohio — With purview over Texas and Louisiana, Mercedes (Meche) Leon Javier has joined the Barentz CASE and Plastics team as an account manager.
The distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions made the hire June 23 and calls Javier "an accomplished commercial professional."
"Meche is an outstanding addition to the Barentz organization and brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience," said Jay McHugh, Barentz' vice president of sales, CASE Southwest. "We're excited for her to join the team and look forward to her contributions."
Javier has more than two decades of experience in the industrial chemical field in the U.S. and Mexico.
She has helped to develop and implement international business strategies for oil and lubricant additives for the oil and gas markets. She has experience with silica, coatings and adhesive resins, reactive sealants, coatings and binders and methacrylate monomers.
Barentz began in 1953 and has facilities in more than 60 countries and employs around 1,500 people globally.