Sika Corporation, Target Market Industry has appointed Mark Daniels to the position of vice president Transportation A/C, effective as of January 2017.
Daniels started his career with Sika in 2000 as a Senior Technical Service Engineer in Sika’s Madison Heights, Michigan, office. Over his tenure, he has progressed through leadership positions in the Technical Service, Product Management and Marketing departments in Sika China. Most recently, he was the Target Market Manager for Sika Industry of Australia.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an EMBA in Business Administration from Rutgers University.
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