New Director of Strategic Sourcing named for Brenntag North America

Reading, PA - Mr. Anthony J. Gerace, Senior Vice President of Brenntag North America, Inc., one of the leading chemical distributors in North America, has announced the promotion of Mr. Scott Leibowitz to Director of Strategic Sourcing.

Mr. Leibowitz was most recently the Western Regional Manager for Brenntag Northeast. Starting as a sales representative in 1994, he received numerous regional and national sales awards. He managed the Pittsburgh, PA and Reading, PA sales districts, prior to being named to his most recent position.

“Scott has consistently demonstrated the ability to develop and maintain appropriate relationships with his colleagues and our commercial partners on a regional level. He has also demonstrated the requisite leadership and consensus building skills that make him a natural fit for this important North American role,” stated Anthony Gerace.

Brenntag North America is part of the world-wide Brenntag Group. Brenntag recorded 2007 global sales of US$ 9.1 billion (EUR 6.7 billion). The company operates in excess of 300 locations with more than 11,000 people in 55 countries. In keeping with the company’s strong position in world markets, Brenntag is committed to providing value to its customers and suppliers through superior supply chain logistics, single sourcing, technical assistance and other value added services. Brenntag offers an unrivalled, extensive and state-of-the-art distribution network for industrial and specialty chemicals to its suppliers and customers alike throughout the world.

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