Westlake, OH, May 11, 2021 – Sea-Land Chemical Company, a leading global chemical distributor of specialty additives for the lubricants industry and household, industrial and institutional cleaning markets today announced the addition of John W. Kivi as Business Development Manager for the Western United States.
John will lead business development in the west, driving penetration into existing and adjacent markets, while exploring growth opportunities. He will have sales responsibility for accounts in the Western United States. John brings more than 30 years of global chemical industry experience in account management, business development, marketing strategy and product management. His career focus is in home, personal care, and institutional markets. Prior to joining Sea-Land, John was a Product Manager at Rain Bird Corporation, and held multiple commercial positions at Dow Chemical.
“Developing new business opportunities will drive our growth, and Sea-Land is excited for John to join our team,” said Pete Pendergast, Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing. “John brings years of chemical industry experience in managing and growing markets and customer relationships.”
John will report to Pete Pendergast, Sr. VP Sales and Marketing.