AKRON, OH - In an effort to cultivate innovative solutions for customers in growing silanes markets, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. (SESA) recently announced the expansion of its Silanes Sales Team with the addition of new Regional Sales Managers - Silanes Business. The new managers are Elizabeth Roetger and Bill Severns. With respective territorial coverage of the eastern and western United States, their objective will be to educate customers on the benefits of Shin-Etsu’s advanced technology and expand the application of silanes across numerous industries. Roetger and Severns will be joining Mike Gunther, International Business Development Manager/Silanes Technology.

Reporting directly to John Heitler Jr., SESA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Roetger’s immediate focus at SESA will be to grow the silane business east of the Mississippi River.

Also reporting directly to Heitler, Severns’ goal will be to grow both workhorse and specialty silanes accounts across a wide assortment of application markets such as adhesives, sealants, composites, oil and gas, and high-performance paints and coatings for the automotive, marine, and roofing industries. An additional target market focus will be cultivating amino silanes for specialty surface treatments across many industries.