February 19, 2019, FLORENCE, KY- Aristech Surfaces LLC today announced the appointment of Sameer Singla as Chief Commercial Officer.

Sameer brings 20 plus years of global commercial, manufacturing and distribution business experience.  He has consistently demonstrated an ability to develop and execute strategic initiatives that have resulted in significant financial growth across a variety of industries, including global specialty chemicals, thermoplastics and industrial distribution.  Most recently, he was a Transaction Advisor for a private equity firm in the global material science space.  Prior to that, Sameer was President and General Manager of SABIC Functional Forms and SABIC Polymershapes, one of the largest sheet-and-film distributors in the US, and was director of global growth initiatives at Ashland, Inc. 

“I am delighted to welcome Sameer to our executive team; his breadth of experience and proven track record of execution will be invaluable as we work to enhance and expand our business,” commented Michael Gilbert, CEO, Aristech Surfaces.  “His passion and focus for putting the customer first, combined with his ability to build strategic partnerships, brings a strong blend of skills to Aristech. 

Sameer has extensive experience in global sales, distribution, marketing, strategy and operations.  His role at Aristech will include global sales, marketing, research and development, product management, and customer service.  He will be responsible for developing and implementing global business strategies to grow across all our product lines.

“I’m excited and humbled to become part of Aristech Surfaces,” Sameer said.  “Aristech’s owners and leadership team have demonstrated a true commitment to both the business and the industry, and I’m looking forward to working with the entire organization to build on the solid growth foundation already in place. This growth journey relies on continuous engagement with our customers and distributors, and I’m excited to work with these partners to ensure that we continue to deliver innovative solutions that meet and exceed the needs of our targeted end markets.”

Sameer has resided and run businesses in multiple geographies, including China and India.  His educational background includes bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics from Syracuse University and an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About Aristech Surfaces LLC
Aristech Surfaces® produces and markets a broad range of surface and design materials under its flagship brands, Aristech Acrylics®, Avonite Surfaces® and STUDIO Collection®. Aristech provides quality, cost-conscious, and high-end aesthetic solutions sought by OEMs, architects, designers, and fabricators for industries around the globe. Aristech’s corporate headquarters is located in Florence, KY with its international office in London, UK. Manufacturing facilities operate in Florence, KY and Belen, NM. To learn more, visit




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