Permatex has named Ashley Khan as marketing manager for the Permatex and Versachem portfolio of products. Paco Agrafojo, Permatex director of marketing, made the announcement and noted that Khan will be based in Hartford, Connecticut, and will lead a team of brand marketers in the Permatex Engine Repair Group.
Khan joins Permatex in her third role with Illinois Tool Works, most recently serving as the brand marketing manager for Permatex Canada Inc., where she managed the company’s popular Rain-X, Slime, Fix-A-Flat, Black Magic, and Gumout brands, successfully driving significant growth in Permatex’s Car Care and Tire Repair portfolios.
Agrafojo added, “We are very excited to have Ashley Khan on our marketing team. She comes to us with an intimate knowledge of our company and our brands that will allow her to hit the ground running. She is very familiar with our team and our markets and is in an excellent position to make an immediate and significant contribution to our programs.”
Prior to joining Permatex Canada in 2016, Khan held a variety of roles at several top tier advertising agencies, leading domestic and internationally integrated advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 brands including General Motors, State Farm and Dell.
Khan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and marketing with a specialty in media studies from the University of South Florida.