Thiele Kaolin Announces Sales Leadership Promotions

Dec. 4, 2013 - Thiele Kaolin Company recently announced changes in their sales leadership:

  • Eric Tillirson has been promoted to Senior Vice President & Director of Sales Development.
  • Mike Markillie has been promoted to Director of World Wide Sales and Technical Service.
  • Scott Ahrens has been promoted to North American Sales Manager.
  • Tom Bennett has been promoted to Sales & Marketing Manager.

Eric Tillirson, in his new position will continue to oversee all sales administration, marketing, market development, and subsidiaries of Thiele, while becoming involved in other key aspects of the company's business.

Mike Markillie will oversee global sales, customer service and technical service efforts.

Scott Ahrens will manage the domestic market, directing Thiele's regional sales managers and technical service team.

Tom Bennett will continue to manage Thiele's marketing support efforts and will begin training to assist in International sales efforts.

For more than 60 years, Thiele Kaolin Company, headquartered in Sandersville, Georgia (USA), has been one of the world's leading sources for processed kaolin clay. Thiele mines, processes, blends and delivers the full spectrum of kaolin coating and filler pigments, each tailored to meet your needs. For more information on Thiele, visit

SOURCE: Thiele Kaolin Company