AVON, OH – Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has promoted Matthew Sokol to the position of Industrial Sales Manager, responsible for sales of the company’s ChemLINE® brand of high-performance coatings worldwide.

Sokol previously worked for APC as a Strategic Account Manager handling a number of large oil and chemical accounts. Prior to APC, he was the founder and CEO of Hammerhead Marine, a company that he sold.

Sokol is involved in a number of outside activities including: a member of the John Carroll Entrepreneurial Hatchery Committee; a board member for the Entrepreneurship Educational Consortium; and a team leader for The Relay For Life movement, which raises funds for the American Cancer Society to help communities attack cancer.