Barentz recently announced that Mercedes (Meche) Leon Javier has been appointed account manager for CASE & Plastics, covering Texas and Louisiana. According to Barentz, Javier is an accomplished commercial professional and has worked for more than 20 years in the industrial chemical field in the U.S. as well as Mexico.

Javier has spent many years in senior positions developing and implementing global strategies for oil and lubricant additives for the oil and gas markets, as well as sales positions covering silica, coatings and adhesive resins, reactive sealants, coatings and binders, and methacrylate monomers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

“Meche is an outstanding addition to the Barentz organization and brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience,” said Jay McHugh, Barentz’ vice president, Sales-CASE Southwest. “We’re excited for her to join the team and look forward to her contributions.”

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