Grass Lake, MI - Doerken Corporation USA, an operating unit of Dörken MKS-Systeme, Herdecke, Germany and a global leader in the manufacture of corrosion protection coating systems, for a variety of parts including fasteners, springs, brackets, clips, stamped parts and large underbody components has announced the appointment of Dennis Mulalic as Director of Business Affairs and Kristie Maciejewski as OEM Technical Sales Representative. The announcement was made by Kent Anderson, President.
In this newly created position, Mulalic will be responsible for business development growth in non-automotive industries and strategic marketing planning for the company. He will report to Anderson. Previously Mulalic was KeyAccount Manager for Dörken MKS-Systemes GmbH.
Maciejewski will be responsible for overall business activities associated with OEM customers focused on developing new applications for Doerken technology and materials. She will report to Frederick Schultz, Director of Technical Sales. Previously she was Account Manager with Taica North America.
Anderson said, “The appointment of Dennis and Kristie is one more indicator of our continued growth and focus on exceptional customer service and support. Both Dennis and Kristie will be valuable assets to Doerken, our customers and partners to provide for the future success that we envision for our company.”
Mulalic added, “Having worked for Doerken at its Herdecke, Germany headquarters for several years, I’m excited to come to the States and be part of the success of Doerken USA. I look forward to the many challenges that my new responsibilities will offer.”
Maciejewski continued, “I’m looking forward to working with our OEM partners and developing new solutions for their most difficult corrosion challenges. Doerken coatings have a well-respected name in industry and I will continue to enhance that reputation with our customers.”
Dörken’s global coating solutions are approved for use by, and meet the standards and specifications for corrosion protection, durability, ductility and lubricity performance of fasteners of vehicle manufacturers and Tier One suppliers worldwide yet are environmentally friendly. Its product development programs and manufacturing operations are certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 and to ISO 14001.