WILMINGTON, N.C.—Ryan Nettles and Brad Willingham have been promoted as senior vice presidents at PolyQuest Inc., a distributor and manufacturer of PET resins in North America.
The promotions took effect Aug. 3, according to PolyQuest.
"Ryan and Brad have both exhibited outstanding leadership within our company," said Tod Durst, president of PolyQuest. "Their consistent interface with customers, suppliers and other business partners is consistent with our core values and a primary reason we have been able to successfully expand our business over the last decade. There is a tremendous opportunity for PolyQuest to continue to grow in a variety of areas including the distribution of virgin polyethylene resins and enhancement of our well-established business in recycled PET with Ryan and Brad at the forefront."
Nettles, named senior vice president of operations and recycling, was hired by PolyQuest in 2006 in its manufacturing and warehousing operations. Under his leadership, the company grew its recycled PET resin capacity to more than 160 million pounds per year.
Willingham joined PolyQuest in 2014 in new business development. He helped grow PolyQuest's footprint into "specialty PET, post-industrial rPET, polystyrene, and polypropylene markets." He has been named senior vice president of business development.