Sandra Hudon appointed as new Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Experienced sales leader joins Polykar to drive next phase of growth
Montreal, QC — January 10, 2022 — Polykar, an innovative, world-class manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Hudon as Vice President of Sales and Business Development.
In her new role, Sandra will oversee the strategic sales plans based on the company’s mission and goals, with a view to promote Polykar’s sales growth and customer satisfaction. She will focus on business development nationally as well as into the United States, as the company gears up for additional capacity with the opening of our second manufacturing facility in Edmonton in 2022.
Prior to joining Polykar, Sandra enjoyed a successful 28-year career at Cascades Inc. In her most recent position as Vice President of Sales, North America for Cascades PRO, she successfully led her team of sales professionals in Canada and in the United States and was instrumental in elevating the Tissue Group to new heights.
“Sandra has extensive sales background with national accounts and distributors combined with her expertise in business development in the janitorial and sanitation, food service and packaging markets,” said Amir Karim, President and CEO of Polykar. “We are confident that her leadership, personality fit and winning attitude will make her a strong addition to Polykar’s executive team. We are thrilled to have Sandra onboard at such a critical point in our journey.”
“It is certainly an exciting time to join a forward-looking company like Polykar,” said Sandra Hudon. “I see my role as being a driver of key strategies with a strong focus on exceptional customer relationships, innovative applications for new markets, as well as continuing to deliver on Polykar’s long-standing commitment of quality and sustainability. With so many talented team members already in place, I look forward to leading such a highly-skilled Sales Team.”
The company began as a family business in 1987. Today, Polykar is an innovative, world-class manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions in North America and was named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2021. Our focus areas are: polyethylene film for converters, garbage bags, certified compostable bags and food and industrial flexible packaging. We have also built solid expertise in post-industrial and post-commercial film recycling. Our company values of collaboration, excellence, pride, trust and sustainability define our people and our service to our clients. www.polykar.com