Gelest Inc. recently announced a number of new appointments and promotions. Greg Hertenberger has joined the company as product manager for Silanes and Metal-Organics. His responsibilities include the development of new business for Gelest’s functional and non-functional alkyl silane compounds, as well as for the company’s metal-organic compounds for materials, polymers, and synthesis.

Matthew Suits has been hired as facilities manager. His responsibilities include managing new construction for Gelest, as well as its maintenance department.

Sean Nichols has joined the company as Purchasing manager, responsible for the procurement of raw materials for Gelest’s manufacturing operations.

Adrien Salomon has been promoted to Production manager, with responsibility for managing day-to-day production activities and staff. He joined Gelest in 2004 as a chemist.

William Fry, who came to Gelest in 2010 as assistant controller, has been promoted to controller.

Greg Vuk, who started with Gelest as a packer in 1999, has been promoted to Logistics manager. Since joining Gelest, he has taken on positions of increased responsibility, including laboratory assistant, shipper, traffic manager, and shipping/receiving packaging supervisor. Vuk majored in chemistry at Millersville University.

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