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Paul Besenti

Mansfield, OH


Work Experience

Kemira Wate Solution

1998 to 2012

Kemira is a 2.1 billion euro manufacturer and global market leader of Municipal & Industrial water & waste treatment chemicals, Pulp & Paper application and Gas & Oil explorations

Executive Sales Manager

Kemira Wate Solution

1998 to 2012

Involved in Sales, Application testing, trials and new product development. Worked with several distributors' product applications. 
• Involved in several product conversions trial and testing. Experience in jar testing, field service and H2S & CEPT testing. 

• Managed Chemgroup, Applied Specialties, Hawkins, Inc. along with other smaller distributors. 
• Reported to Director of Sales direct and President of business unit 
• Worked with a wide range of coagulants which included iron, aluminum salts, defoamers & polymers 
• Experience in equipment used in the water & wastewater industry

Distributor Sales Manager

Eaglebrook Inc

1992 to 1998

Grew sales by 21% in the distributor network of sales for North American 
• Worked with strategic group to develop new sales and marketing ideas 
• Advanced $13 million sales distributor 
• sales growth in market 
• Set structure of sales force to best penetrate and grow market share 
• Set all sales goals for direct reports 
• Develop sales strategy, implementation and accountability, and sales promotions 
• Sales forecasting & analysis 
• Work with Product Managers/Marketing to develop and launch new products

Regional Sales Manager

Eaglebrook Inc

1990 to 1992

Was responsible for Advance Brand sales in all of Midwest, this included distribution, government and national account sales. 
• Grew sales on the East coast from no annual revenue to over a million dollars in two years 
• Direct report to President 
• Exceeded annual sales goals 
• Mentoring of Division Managers 
• Directly responsible for Key Account relationships and retainment

Director of Marketing & Sales

Tabit Inc

1986 to 1990

Responsible for Sales Revenues growth 
• Direct Reports to President of Corporation 
• Responsible for all sales growth of sister company, KOT

Sales Manager

Ryder PIE

1982 to 1986

Managed Detroit Sales team 
• Dealer sales presentations, Direct sales into National Accounts 
• Responsible for setting revenue and sales goals


Ashland College -
Ashland, OH