||Germantown, WI — Ellsworth Adhesives has hired Carl Lechner as the General Sales Manager for the South Region. In his new role, Carl will be responsible for sales management of the Engineered Sales Representatives (ESRs), and expanding the company's presence in this region. Carl comes to Ellsworth Adhesives with 25 years of experience in leading sales organizations including 18 years at LORD Corporation and 10 years at Premier Industrial. With his sales experience in the industrial and specialty chemical sectors, he is prepared to assist manufacturers in enhancing their operations and meeting their needs. Carl will report directly to Jay Richardson, Director of Sales for the ESR group at Ellsworth Adhesives.