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Absorbants Maker Sellars Adds Sales Leaders

JanSan manufacturer Sellars Absorbent Materials added two veteran executives to its sales leadership team.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based JanSan manufacturer Sellars Absorbent Materials on May 22 announced that it has added two veteran executives to its sales leadership team. 

Sellars Absorbent — which manufactures a variety of shop towels, disposables wipers, sorbents, and other cleaning and janitorial products m— appointed Larry Cook as Vice President of Commercial Sales and Paul Ihde as Director of Commercial Sales.

Both leaders join Sellars from von Drehle Corp. 

Cook spent the past eight years as Director of JanSan sales at von Drehle, and prior to that he served in a variety of sales leadership roles at xpedx, Reinhart and US Foods.

Ihde previously served as von Drehle’s National Accounts Manager. Prior to von Drehle, he served stints at Marcal Paper, Expera Specialty Solutions, Lincoln Paper and Tissue, Green Bay Converting and Fort Howard Paper.

Sellars officials said the company will continue to “aggressively grow” its business by expanding into new markets with new products, according to a company news release.

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