Press Release: Parex USA Hires Akkad Slevany as New Corporate Purchasing Manager

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Parex USA Hires Akkad Slevany as New Corporate Purchasing Manager


Anaheim, CA — November 14, 2013 - Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, El Rey, and Merkrete, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Akkad Slevany as the Corporate Purchasing Manager.

Slevany comes to Parex USA with over ten years of experience in procurement and purchasing within the manufacturing and chemical industries. Most recently he was a Senior Sourcing Manager for Jarrow Industries, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA, a manufacturer for the nutraceutical (nutritional supplements) industry.

"We're excited to have him as part of the team and tap into his knowledge," says Buck Buchanan, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. "He has great organizational skills and will be able to provide Parex USA with strategic direction and planning for our purchases company wide."

Slevany holds a BA degree in Communications/Public Relations from Wayne State University as well as an MBA from Central Michigan University.



About Parex USA

Parex USA, Inc., a California Corporation, is a subsidiary of the ParexGroup, one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals and ready-to-use mortars for the construction industry. With 64 manufacturing sites and 9 R&D centers in 22 countries, the ParexGroup employs more than 3,700 industry professionals who are the cornerstone of this thriving global organization. To learn more about Parex USA, Inc., please visit



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