M. Holland appoints Samantha Stone to Director of Distribution Sales and Tracy Coifman as Business Development Manager, Latin America
Northbrook, IL, March 15, 2018 – M. Holland Company, a leading distributor of thermoplastic resin, announces the promotions of Samantha Stone to Director of Distribution Sales and Tracy Coifman to Business Development Manager, Latin America. Stone’s and Coifman’s respective promotions follow the recent 20 percent growth of M. Holland’s commercial team and the formation of the company’s Business Development Group, which recently launched its own Global Healthcare initiative.
“We’re working hard at M. Holland to create a culture that attracts, retains, and advances the careers of the best talent in the industry,” explains Ed Holland, M. Holland’s President and CEO. “Samantha and Tracy exemplify the exceptional talent of the company, and we’re excited to welcome them to these new roles.”
As Director of Distribution Sales, Stone will be responsible for growing sales throughout the U.S. and Canada for the company’s Distribution Division by directing and managing commercial resources, as well as setting strategy and direction for M. Holland’s field sales force. Stone will succeed John Haney, who announced his retirement last fall. She previously served as M. Holland’s Product Manager of Engineering Resins and has over 25 years of experience serving in various industry roles, including product design, R&D, quality assurance, sales, and other leadership positions at a global plastics company.
“We aim to strategically grow sales in our key markets while continuing to provide industry-leading support to our clients, prospects, and suppliers,” explains Marc Fern, M. Holland’s Commercial Vice President. “We believe that Samantha’s extensive industry knowledge and immense respect from those around her will allow her to meet this objective and positively impact M. Holland’s overall business success. We are thrilled to have her step into this role.”
In his role as Business Development Manager, Latin America, Coifman will work directly with suppliers, clients, and agents to better determine and fulfill their business needs. Coifman will also work alongside M. Holland’s corporate Business Development Group, compromised of six key market teams. Coifman was previously M. Holland’s Puerto Rico Commercial Manager, where he had sales responsibility for the Caribbean, Central America, and parts of South America. Coifman was President of Tril Export Company and Able International when M. Holland acquired the businesses in 2016. Over the course of his career, he has held leadership, operational, and sales roles at several companies, including Rockwell Automation and Chevron.
“Latin America presents a high-growth opportunity and is a continued priority for M. Holland,” said Xavier Lebrija, M. Holland’s Director General, Latin America. “We have the utmost confidence in Tracy’s ability to use his extensive supply chain and market expertise to help M. Holland grow our business in the region. We are looking forward to his continued success at the company.”
ABOUT M. HOLLAND
M. Holland is a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins, providing suppliers the most strategic channels to market, offering innovative sourcing and supply chain solutions to our clients, and helping people lead rewarding careers. Since 1950, a deep commitment to personal relationships has formed the core of the company’s heritage, its culture, and its vision. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, M. Holland sells in excess of 1.4 billion pounds of resin to more than 4,000 customers annually. To learn more, visit www.mholland.com. Follow M. Holland on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
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