Sean Helak assumed the role of General Manager in 2015 and currently oversees the Functional Materials and Packaging Divisions, where he manages the daily business operations and ensures future growth of these business units. Sean’s career with Mitsui began in 2007 in Mitsui Plastics’ New York office, where he managed a product portfolio of engineered resins. Since then, he has managed different divisions within the company, diversifying his portfolio to include polymer additives and modifiers, customer compounds and masterbatches, functional filler systems, minerals, industrial gases, electronics materials, and most recently packaging materials. Sean has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College. He is passionate about developing new business and connecting the needs of the market with new materials technology through complete supply chain solutions.