Justin C. Merritt

Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Research and Development

Justin Merritt was named senior vice president of sales, marketing, and research and development in September 2016. He had been serving as vice president of thermal since joining Appvion, Inc. in April 2015.

Prior to joining Appvion, Mr. Merritt served as vice president of corporate accounts for the dairy and beverage/brewery segments of Ecolab, Inc. since 2013. Prior to that assignment, Mr. Merritt worked as assistant vice president of corporate accounts for three years and led the beverage/brewery segment. He joined Ecolab in 2006 as director of marketing.

Prior to joining Ecolab, Justin worked for H.B. Fuller Company for eight years and held a succession of sales and sales management positions for two separate divisions.

Mr. Merritt earned a master’s degree in international business and marketing from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota.