Tom Lahey, a proven leader with 25 years’ experience in chemical, industrial organizations, will lead sales team
Monolith, a global leader in commercial-scale carbon black production using the methane pyrolysis process, named Tom Lahey as the company’s Vice President of Carbon Black Sales. Lahey brings nearly three decades of experience in sales management at global chemical and industrial manufacturing organizations to Monolith in a move that expands and strengthens Monolith’s commercial team.
“Tom is a dynamic leader with an impressive background,” said Amy Ostermeyer, executive vice president of development, Monolith. “He is joining our team at a time of impactful growth and will be a tremendous asset as we expand our carbon black market presence. I’m looking forward to working closely with him as the Monolith team continues to innovate for a better future.”
In his role, Lahey is responsible for the sales function of Monolith’s cleanly made carbon black product, a vital ingredient in many essential everyday products, including tires, rubber goods, inks and plastics. Monolith carbon black, produced with the company’s methane pyrolysis technology, enables manufacturers of everyday products to meet their sustainability goals and address customer demands for high-performing environmentally responsible products
“As domestic and global demand for low-emission carbon black continues to increase, I know Monolith’s success in improving this vital building block for everyday products differentiates us in the marketplace,” said Tom Lahey. “I am excited to expand our reach and look forward to partnering with companies who want to not only achieve their individual sustainability goals but make cleaner products.”
Prior to joining Monolith, Lahey served in sales management roles at Evonik Degussa Corporation for 17 years, including as a Global Key Sales Account Director responsible for global tire for global tire and specialty plastic and Ink accounts. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Logistics and Material Management at Georgia College and State University.