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Sika appoints Thomas Strittmatter new VP concrete admixtures business

December 7, 2018
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Thomas Strittmatter has been named Vice President of Sika Corporation Target Market Concrete. In his new role, Thomas will be responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction of Sika’s Concrete Admixture business in the US with a constant focus on profitable growth while continuing Sika’s goal of best-in-class customer service and support.

Aligning Sales, Marketing, R&D, Operations and Logistics to meet customer and shareholder expectations are of paramount importance to Thomas as he enters this new role. Thomas joined Sika in December 2017 and most recently held the position of Vice President of Sales –Caribbean.

Prior to joining Sika, Thomas worked for BASF Construction Chemicals as Divisional Manager – Eastern US and Regional Manager – Southeast US. In addition, Thomas brings over 25 years of successful management and construction products experience to Sika Corporation. His leadership skills, effective key account management, and strong track record for business management success will continue to be a great addition to the Sika team.

Kyle Loyd, Executive Vice President – Concrete and Engineered Waterproofing: “It is with great pleasure to announce the promotion of Thomas Strittmatter to Vice President of Sika’s Concrete Target Market, where he will be responsible for leading our entire commercial concrete admixtures team and sales strategy in the United States. Tom has demonstrated great leadership and business acumen during his career and in his first year with Sika, and is a great fit to lead our concrete admixtures business to continued market-leading growth. Tom’s awareness of the industry and customer-centric approach make him a great asset to the Sika Concrete Team.”

Thomas received his Executive MBA from Rollins College, Winter Park, FL and holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Miller School of Business/Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Source: Sika Corporation

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