Sea-Land Chemical Company Announces Promotion of Matthew Mapus to Vice President

March 4, 2020

Sea-Land Chemical Company, a leading specialty chemical distributor, today announced the promotion of Matthew Mapus to Vice President of Marketing.

Mapus has been a valuable contributor for the company for the last twelve years, holding several key positions in marketing and product management during this time, serving most recently as the Director of Marketing for the past three. In the seven years prior to joining Sea-Land, Mapus held several commercial roles for Nalco Chemical Company, providing customer service, technical application and sales support to customers in the industrial water treatment industry. Mapus started his career in the chemical industry in 2001, gaining two years of manufacturing experience with the Automotive Pretreatment Group for PPG Industries, managing the on-site solvent program and supporting the phosphate and electrocoat treating operations at the Daimler-Chrysler-Jeep facility in Toledo, Ohio.

As a new member of the executive leadership team, Mapus will continue to lead the development and execution of the marketing strategy, communicating the value proposition for the company, principal supplier partners and their product brands in the market. Mapus will spearhead the growth and development activities for new markets by exploring raw material supplier and customer relationship opportunities throughout North America and Europe. In addition, he will oversee the technical resources and inside sales departments, providing valuable leadership and chemical industry experience to support customers current and future challenges.

“Since joining the company twelve years ago as a product manager, Matt has brought a wealth of industry knowledge and experience and has been an integral part of our success.” states Jennifer Altstadt, president of Sea-Land. “Matt will now serve as a vital member of our executive management team. He will continue to build crucial relationships with our customers and business partners, oversee marketing and technical resources and be the main point of contact for media relations.”

Mapus holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Heidelberg University and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University.

About Sea-Land Chemical Company

Sea-Land Chemical Company is a recognized industry leader in the global distribution of specialty raw materials and additive chemical technologies. Sea-Land is headquartered in the United States with warehouse locations throughout the US, Canada and Europe. The company employs a team of technically trained and market-focused sales and operations professionals dedicated to providing the highest level of service to their customers and supplier partners. Sea-Land, a 100% employee-owned and operated company since 1981, markets and distributes a large portfolio of unique brands from some of the largest manufacturers in the world. The company provides high quality, consistent and reliable raw material solutions for finished product compounders and blenders for the industrial lubricants; household, industrial and institutional cleaners; agriculture; construction; CASE and personal care markets. Visit our website to learn more, www.sealandchem.com