Feb 7, 2013

Press Release

Jeffrey Hester to join SIMONA AMERICA as Director of Field Sales

Hazleton, 07/02/2013. SIMONA AMERICA INC. announces the staff addition of Jeffrey A. Hester as Director of Field Sales in its Hazleton, PA, facility. He will report to John Ploskonka, SAI’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. 

Jeffrey Hester (Zoom) Jeffrey Hester

In this position, Hester will be involved in business development with our existing customers by growing our market share through specific targeted business plans. Additionally, his expertise in market development will be utilized in expanding our North American presence and to establish SAI as a leading supplier of semi-finished thermoplastics for safety- and eco-specific applications.

Hester’s extensive background includes over 20 years of broad experience in all phases of sales and marketing from concept through program development, new product launch, and sales execution while effectively selling products through a variety of channels and industries.

Hester holds a BA degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and began his career at Laird Plastics, Charlotte, NC, as an Inside and Outside Sales Representative. He has been employed with Bayer Material Science of Sheffield, MA, from 1996 to present where he served as its North America’s Market Segment Manager.

Hazleton, 07/02/2013


John Ploskonka
Executive Vice-President
Sales & Marketing

64 N. Conahan Drive
Hazleton, PA 18201

Tel.: +1 866 501 2992
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