Permatex, a company that offers chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has named Eric Seibold as innovation manager.
Seibold will work in conjunction with the Permatex product marketing and R&D teams to identify and develop new markets, as well as innovative product ideas for both new and existing markets, according to the company. His responsibilities also include marketplace monitoring, research and analysis, and business case/strategy development.
“We are extremely excited to bring Eric on board at Permatex. By driving thought leadership through process innovation and consumer understanding, we will be better-suited to develop new products and business opportunities. We look to Eric to help Permatex create a pipeline of new product ideas that are aligned with the current market needs,” said Sean Lyon, director of marketing and product management.
Before joining Permatex, Seibold founded FlowPoint Innovations and served as its managing director. He was also director of business innovation for InnoCentive Inc., a privately held global innovation firm.
Permatex is a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets.