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Sea-Land Chemical Company Hires Jennifer Altstadt as Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning


June 8, 2015
By Business Wire News

WESTLAKE, Ohio

Sea-Land Chemical Co., a 100-percent employee-owned specialty chemical distributor, has hired Jennifer Altstadt as Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning. Altstadt is a highly seasoned executive who brings more than 25 years of experience developing profitable and sustainable growth for companies in the packaging, plastics, medical devices, instrumentation and industrial controls industries.

“We are very fortunate to have an executive of Jennifer’s caliber to join our team,” said Joseph Clayton, President of Sea-Land Chemical. “She has an exceptional record as a leader, visionary and driver of business growth in highly technical and complex industries. She will greatly add to and lead our strategic planning process.”

Altstadt’s role with Sea-Land Chemical includes new product campaigns, advertising, pricing and other support for the company’s sales force. She will also be taking ownership of the company’s strategic planning process, which is critical to the firm’s long term growth.

Prior to joining Sea-Land Chemical Co., Altstadt served in a variety of leadership roles including president, general manager and unit director of Libra Industries, a privately held electronics-manufacturing services company.

From 2003 to 2013, Altstadt led a turnaround of Weatherchem Corporation a manufacturer and marketer of dispensing closures and controlled access packaging. She led the process of developing new products, personnel, branding and management systems, rejuvenating the company’s flagging sales and declining profits.

About Sea-Land Chemical Co.

Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, Westlake based Sea-Land Chemical Co. is an employee-owned distributor of specialty chemicals. The company provides a variety of products to the lubricants; household, industrial and institutional; coatings and adhesives; and rubber and plastics industries. The company employs technically adept sales professionals and serves markets across the United States and through its two subsidiaries, Canada and Europe. Currently there are nine strategically located warehouses in North America and two warehouses in Europe. For further information, please call 440-871-7887 or visit www.sealandchem.com.

Sea-Land Chemical Co.
Sakura Olah
440-871-7887
440-871-7949