Longtime marketing executive Matt Schiering has joined Contec, Inc. as the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) to further solidify its growing foothold in the professional cleaning and contamination control markets. As CMO, Schiering is responsible for overseeing the organization’s marketing team, developing new business opportunities and processes, as well as fostering creative, customized solutions to specifically support each Contec business unit and their customers’ respective needs.
Schiering began working with Contec as a consultant in 2017 to provide strategic marketing counsel across its multiple business units. He has a unique combination of successful experience in the healthcare and professional cleaning markets, combined with an expertise in the marketing and development of both disinfectants and textile cleaning technology.
Immediately prior to joining Contec, Schiering launched Sheer Strategy LLC, a sales leadership and management consulting firm. In this capacity, he partnered with clients across leading healthcare, medical device and professional cleaning markets. Schiering has also worked for Sani Professional, a division of PDI, Inc., and Johnson & Johnson in the organization’s Personal Products division.
Schiering graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Hospitality Management and simultaneously earned a commission as an officer in the U.S. Army. Following his service, Schiering earned an MBA at the University of Texas at El Paso. In his spare time, Schiering enjoys writing; he has been published several times in Brandweek Magazine. Schiering lives in Rockland County, New York, with his family and will transition to Contec’s headquarters in South Carolina next summer.