Release - Flotek Welcomes New Vice President of Professional Chemistries
Flotek Welcomes New Vice President of Professional Chemistries
30-Year Jan-San Veteran to Lead Business Development
HOUSTON, May 10, 2020 -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (“Flotek” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FTK) is pleased to announce Matthew P. Sullivan has joined the Company as Vice President of Professional Chemistries. In this role, he will oversee the Company’s business development strategy and implementation for Flotek’s cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing product line. He will report directly to Ryan Ezell, Ph.D, President of Flotek’s Chemistry Technologies segment.
Sullivan is an experienced leader in the Away from Home market, with a specialization in the janitorial and sanitizing segment, bringing more than 30 years’ experience to the role. He joins Flotek from Georgia-Pacific, a Koch Industries company, where he held a variety of leadership roles, and most recently, served as Director of Sales for the Northeast Market for GP Pro. He started his career at Scott Paper Company in 1989, later becoming senior market manager at Kimberly Clark, following the Scott and Kimberly Clark merger. Sullivan joined Clorox Professional for six years running 24 states in the Eastern region. In 2003, he served on the leadership team of Technical Concepts (TC), the world leader in restroom automation systems, which sold to Newell Rubbermaid in 2008.
“I’m incredibly excited to welcome Matt to our team here at Flotek. I am confident Matt will help accelerate the momentum we have built in our professional chemistries product line. For decades, Matt has built a reputation as a trusted leader and partner to customers, helping to solve their challenges through meaningful solutions,” said Ezell.
“I am thrilled to join Flotek at such an exciting time in the Company’s journey. With Flotek’s chemistry and manufacturing core competencies, I am eager to develop and promote our technologies and portfolio of product solutions to the marketplace. Flotek’s agility and ability to meet distribution and end user demands will create mutual value for all stakeholders – end users, distributors and shareholders,” said Sullivan. “I am humbled and honored that the Flotek leadership team and Board has entrusted me with this pursuit. I look forward to leveraging my relationships, experience and market knowledge in the janitorial and sanitizing industry – built over my professional lifetime – to grow the Company’s professional chemistries business.”
As an inducement to join the Company and to closely align interests with the Company’s shareholders, Sullivan has been granted 60,000 restricted stock awards (RSAs) that will vest over three years.
Sullivan graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Science in journalism. He resides in Freehold, New Jersey.
In March, the Company launched Flotek Protekol™, its full suite of high-performance surface cleaners, disinfectants, wipes and sanitizers. The product line is made with ingredients sourced, formulated, blended and bottled in the USA, and includes products registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). More information can be found at www.flotekprotekol.com.
About Flotek Industries
Flotek Industries, Inc. is a technology-driven, specialty chemistry and data company that helps customers across industrial, commercial and consumer markets improve their Environmental, Social and Governance performance. Flotek’s Chemistry Technologies segment develops, manufactures, packages, distributes, delivers, and markets high-quality cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing products for commercial, governmental and personal consumer use. Additionally, Flotek empowers the energy industry to maximize the value of their hydrocarbon streams and improve return on invested capital through its real-time data platforms and green chemistry technologies. Flotek serves downstream, midstream and upstream customers, both domestic and international. Flotek is a publicly traded company headquartered in Houston, Texas, and its common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "FTK." For additional information, please visit Flotek's web site at www.flotekind.com.
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