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Chris Zdvorak Joins Purolite as Technical Sales

June 23rd, 2019 – Kansas City, Missouri – Purolite is proud to introduce the newest member of the Technical Sales Team, Chris Zdvorak. Chris comes to Purolite from the Midwest Region, where he will assist customers in identifying solutions to their process problems. In his new position, Chris will report to Oliver Baumann, Director of Sales – Midwest, Southwest, and West.

Chris found Purolite through an online job-seeking website. After a few interviews, he knew that it would be a good match. When looking for a new position, Chris prioritizes the company's culture and friendly environment. “When interviewing with Purolite I could see how respectful and friendly everyone here was. This was more-so reinforced when I had the opportunity to attend the 2019 Mid-year sales meeting. Everyone seemed so friendly, and motivated to do well at their jobs,” Chris elaborates.

Chris prefers to work in smaller office environments where he will get the chance to meet and befriend all of his co-workers. He hopes that his fellow co-workers will appreciate his positivity and reliability. Chris’s specialty in an office environment is his communication skills. He mentions that he enjoys public speaking, working with others, and team environments, and looks forward to all of these opportunities at Purolite.

“It’s very motivating to be around people who are positive, and want to better themselves. When I am in a positive work environment with hardworking co-workers, I am motivated to work even harder,” Chris shares.

Chris graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry. He focuses uniquely on the pulp and paper industry, and the power industry. He comes to Purolite from Buckman Laboratories International Inc., a chemical company where he was a sales representative selling specialty chemicals to pulp and paper mills. He is also familiar with a number of different computer platforms such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, C++, Visio, and HTML.

Chris lives with his Cat, Zeus, in Kansas City, Missouri. His favorite hobbies include spending time with his family, biking, hiking, and being outdoors. Chris also really enjoys playing soccer, and plays on a local soccer team. Being from Kansas, his favorite type of food is Kansas City Barbeque.

On joining the company, Chris would like his co-workers to know, “I am very excited to become a part of the Purolite team, and hope to use my knowledge within the pulp and paper industry to help grow Purolite’s market segment.”

Welcome to Purolite Chris, we are happy to have you on the team!

Contact Information:
Chris Zdvorak
Technical Sales – Midwest
Kansas City, Missouri
M+1 (816) 266-1774
Chris.zdvorak@purolite.com