St Louis, Missouri -- Solutia Inc. has named Ray
Kollar vice president of commercial services for its Flexsys(r) business.
In this role, Kollar has global leadership oversight for Flexsys'
sales, marketing technical service and customer service functions.
Flexsys is the world's leading supplier of chemicals to the rubber
industry, and its products play an important role in the manufacture of tyres and other rubber products, such as belts, hoses, seals and
"Ray is a senior-level executive experienced in developing new
ventures and re-energizing existing businesses," said Jim Voss,
President of Solutia's Flexsys business. "I am confident he brings the
expertise and drive that will create additional value for our customers
and for Flexsys."
Kollar joins Solutia from Intel Corporation, where for the past 20
years he has served in various sales and marketing roles, including his
most recent position of director, marketing strategy and market development for Intel's
$8000 million business computing unit. Prior to
joining Intel, Kollar spent 11 years in engineering and engineering
management positions with McGraw Edison and later McDonnell Douglas.
Kollar has a BS degree in electrical engineering from the
University of Akron and an MBA degree from Washington University in