Sales Manager Joins the Cortec family
Cortec has just
appointed Larry Sullivan to the Cortec Sales team. Sullivan's focus
will be the Petrochemical, Oil & Gas and Additives areas. Sullivan
holds degrees from the University of Texas, Austin, Arizona State
University, and Texas A & M University. He has had further education
in engineering at Oxford University and Warwick University in the
Graduate School of Business. He consulted with Cargill in vegetable
oils for drilling base stock, refinery filtration with Dover's RPA
and served in the SPE/IADC Program Committee. He is currently a
SPE Technical Editor. Sullivan also has experience with companies
including Conoco, Dresser Industries, Imperial Chemical Industries,
Osmonics, Chemstar and Dover. Based at Cortec, St. Paul, Larry Sullivan
can be reached at Cortec at 651-429-1100, extension 126, or at our
toll free number, 800-4-CORTEC, extension 126.
new Operations Director of Quality to oversee operations
Vela is the new Operations Director of Quality for Cortec Corporation.
He will be in charge of all operations for Cortec's Spray Technologies
division, Spooner, Wisconsin, Advanced Films division, Cambridge,
Minnesota, and the manufacturing division at corporate headquarters,
St. Paul, Minnesota. Vela obtained a Mechanical Engineering and
Naval Architecture degree from the University of Zagreb, Zagreb,
Croatia, in 1987. Vela began his career for Horn Linie, the German
shipbuilder, as chief superintendent for their Croatian branch.
As a member of ASQ, American Society for Quality, Vela's expertise
has been in quality control and management for large corporations.
Vela headed the Croatian branch of Bureau Veritas, based in Paris,
from 1991 to 1993. Vela was senior executive for BVQI International,
ISO 9000 Quality Management Systems registrar in Split, Croatia,
from 1993 to 1996. He was director of marketing, sales and operations
for BVQI's north central US region from 1996 to 2000. Pasko was
appointed Cortec Director in August 2000.