Barentz Expands Synthesis Solutions Team

October 19, 2021

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Jennifer Sacksteder as a new Business Development Manager in our Synthesis Solutions vertical.

Jennifer’s broad experience in the chemical industry focuses on various aspects of the selling process, including new business development, relationship building, territory management, and market research. She brings a fluent background in technology and marketing to the Synthesis Solutions Team that will fuel Barentz’ digital strategy and culminate success for our customers and principal partners. Along with serving in diverse departments in the chemical industry, such as engineering, sales, and marketing, Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Psychology from Purdue University.

“We are incredibly excited to have Jennifer Sacksteder leading our Electronics business portfolio for Barentz, NA,” Jonathon Rhodes, President – Synthesis Solutions, said. “This is a very important area of growth for us. We are well positioned to meet the increasing needs of this market as the semi-conductor, battery, and related electronic fields grow in the coming years.

About Barentz
Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor for the Human Nutrition, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Specialty Industrial, and Animal Nutrition markets. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Barentz distributes ingredients for products to small- and medium-sized enterprises and large customers globally. The Group sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredients experts provide value-added technical support (including pre-mixing, blending, customized formulation and testing) from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 60 countries with a strong presence in Europe and Asia, and a growing presence in North America and Latin America. With a turnover of 1.85 billion the company employs around 1,750 people worldwide and serves over 21,000 customers. For more information, please visit: