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ALTIVIA Appoints Russ Herman as Commercial Manager

Houston – (July 9, 2018) ALTIVIA today announced that it has appointed Russ Herman as Commercial Manager of its Aromatics business. He will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Phenol, Acetone, Alpha-Methylstyrene and Bisphenol-A produced at ALTIVIA’s Petrochemical Complex located in Haverhill, Ohio.

Prior to joining ALTIVIA, Herman was a Senior Sales Manager for Phenol/Acetone for Shell Chemical.  He had an extensive career with Shell Chemical spanning 35 years, and held key positions in sales, marketing, product and customer service management for phenol/acetone, as well as epoxy resins and plastics.

“We are pleased to have Russ join the commercial team of our petrochemicals business,” said J. Michael Jusbasche, Chief Executive Officer of ALTIVIA. “He brings experience specific to the aromatics space that will support our domestic activities and expand ALTIVIA’s international presence.”

Herman holds a Bachelor in Science Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

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