|Position||Director of Growth Strategies|
Christian Herrild has a diverse background in the plastics and chemical fields. He currently acts as Teel’s Director of Growth Strategies. He researches and evaluates new markets and technologies for Teel, manages a diverse set of business and technical projects, and helps set Teel’s strategic plan. In addition, he manages the branding and marketing efforts for Teel. Prior to his current position, Christian was Director of Sales and Marketing for Teel Plastics and managed its sales force and customer service area. Christian works closely with Teel’s technical team in this role, including new product launches with key customers. Christian also serves as in-house counsel for Teel and handles nondisclosure agreements, contracts, sales agreements, and licensing.
Outside of Teel, Christian speaks at various plastics industry events on a variety of issues, primarily in the medical market. He is heavily involved in technical issues and task groups at the Plastic Pipe Institute where he assists in drafting technical documents and serves on the Management Committee of the Building and Constriction division of PPI.
Christian graduated cum laude from University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School in 2012 and earned his MBA from the UW School of Business, with a specialization in Entrepreneurial Management, in 2011. In addition, he has a strong technical background, with undergraduate degrees in both Mathematics and Chemistry from Marquette University, where in won several awards for his chemistry work as an undergraduate. Prior to his advanced schooling, he spent about two years as an industrial synthetic chemist working primarily with polynucleotides.