AKRON, OH — Gabriel Chemical, a specialty chemical manufacturer based out of Akron, Ohio, has appointed new sales personnel to its global sales team. The additional personnel will strengthen customer relationships and ensure customers receive the personalized support that is central to Gabriel’s reputation.

In North America, Katie Pangersis is joining the company as Sales Account Manager for the Midwest Region (U.S). Pangersis has over 10 years of distribution sales experience.

Gabriel’s North American Inside sales team has welcomed Kristina Estright, a chemical industry veteran with over 15 years of sales and customer service experience. Estright is responsible for numerous core accounts, lead development and ensuring smooth customer transitions following acquisitions.

In Asia, Benny Ouyang has joined Gabriel as the new Business Development Manager, China Region. Ouyang has over 10 years of experience and is responsible for sales growth in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He will be the lead commercial interface with Gabriel’s Zhuhai manufacturing facility that produces Versamid® polyamide products for sale in the APAC region.