TRENTON, NJ – Specialty chemicals provider H.M. Royal announced that Jack Stanek has accepted the position of Central Regional Manager. Stanek will be responsible for sales support and management in the Central United States, supporting H.M. Royal’s existing sales managers in the territory and identifying new opportunities to expand the company’s customer and supplier bases.

Stanek worked most recently at Eastman Chemical Co. as the Account Manager for chemical intermediates. Stanek was integral in Eastman’s approach on regional distribution and its channel management strategy. Prior to his role at Eastman, Stanek held positions at Nouryon.

“We are very excited to add Jack Stanek to the H.M. Royal team,” said Joe Royal, President of H.M. Royal Inc. “We have worked closely with Jack in the past and have always admired his work ethic, technical knowledge, and ability to form strong relationships across customers and suppliers. We look forward to Jack’s contributions as we continue to improve the materials supply services we offer to our customers and the professional sales management services we provide to our principal supplier partners.”

For over 90 years, H.M. Royal Inc., Trenton, New Jersey, has distributed raw materials and product ingredients for businesses operating in diverse markets such as transportation, communications, electronics, medical, construction, agricultural, mining, defense, civil infrastructure, capital goods and general industry. Areas of focus include rubber, plastics adhesives, sealant and protective coatings.