La Tour-du-Pin, France-based Serge Ferrari, a maker of flexible composite materials and printable textiles for a variety of industries, including the signage, graphics and exhibit and display markets, announces the hiring of Jesse Pennington and Jeff Dellinger as market development managers for the Americas.
The company says Pennington will spearhead the company’s growth in the industrial segment, while Dellinger will lead the company’s marine segment for the Americas.
Pennington brings 30 years of business and global experience to Serge Ferrari. His new company says that with his consulting management firm, he worked with some of the biggest names in the coated fabrics industry, serving in various leadership and business development positions. Prior to entering the coated textiles industry, Jesse was a corporate executive for Fortune 500s such as Collins & Aikman Wallcoverings, Rubbermaid and Henkel KGaA.
Dellinger brings 25 years experience in fiber and chemical sales, logistics and technical service. He previously worked for Venator Materials Plc, a German specialty chemicals company, as sales manager, North America. Prior to Venator, Dellinger owned an agency for more than 12 years representing a variety of European textile and synthetic fibers to the North American market.
Serge Ferrari says it is expanding its position in the Americas through an aggressive strategy for improving product positioning, availability and service. This includes the recruitment of experienced high-level business leaders as well as the addition of a new logistical center in early 2019.