James Sutherland has joined SciDev in the position of Sales Manager – East & Technical Account Manager – Queensland. With 17 years of experience, James is a skilled sales leader with a solid chemistry background, as well as extensive experience in technical service, key account management, and business development in the mining and water sectors. Commenting on his appointment James said, “I am thrilled to be a part of the SciDev family. It’s a company that’s growing rapidly and places high value on its employees and clients alike. The mining and resources sectors present exciting opportunities for growth. We have some ambitious targets, but SciDev has assembled a winning team and established a great company culture that will ensure success. I am very much looking forward to working with our team on the East Coast.” Jamiel Muhor, Business Unit Head – Mining and Construction, commented, “We are delighted to welcome James to the team. With his diverse experience, James will be instrumental in driving the growth of our Chemical Services business along the East Coast of Australia. James has a proven track record of identifying and capitalising on business opportunities, making his expertise invaluable as we seek to broaden our capabilities, identify areas for growth, and enhance our brand recognition within the industry. James previously worked for multinationals CIBA/BASF and Nalco/Ecolab before becoming State Manager for a private Chemical Company where he managed NSW water and mining accounts.