Watch our history come to life through videos about our people, products, customers and communities. Also meet the faces of Eastman. We foster a culture of diversity steeped in teamwork and employee involvement, a place where dedicated people turn great ideas into materials that make a difference in everyday life.






Meet Lori Jones. She lives on a farm in the beautiful mountains of southwest Virginia, the homeplace of the legendary Carter family. She is a fourth-generation employee at Eastman. Meet Freddy Marino. He is originally from Ecuador, but now lives in northeast Tennessee. He came here 20 years ago and fell in love with the mountains and decided to stay.
Meet NaNeeishia Barnes, an integrated planner and scheduler at Eastman. She plans the production of finished products that are used by people all over the world in their everyday lives. Meet Amanda Boone, a member of Eastman's Public and Government Affairs team. She helps manage our Political Action Committee and our grassroots advocacy group Eastman Advocates.
Meet Rainey Garland, an analytical chemist at Eastman. We are a company of problem solvers and that is what she does each day in the mass spectrometry lab. Meet Kevin Li, associate director, Health, Safety, Environment and Security Operations, Asia Pacific region. Kevin lives and works in Shanghai, China.
Meet Rob Sharpe, a senior research chemist at Eastman. When he’s not developing new products and technologies, he is spending time with his family, running or playing the guitar.
Meet Jayabalan Singanathan, a process safety engineer at Eastman. He is passionate about running our plants safely and “keeping it in the pipes."​

Meet Kevin Carter. He works as a team manager in tow baling at Eastman’s Tennessee Operations in Kingsport, Tenn. He works with new hires who are entering the baling program.

Cigdem Arca

Meet Cigdem Arca. She works as an advanced application scientist as part of the Corporate Innovation team. She is from Turkey and grew up in the Mediterranean before making her way to lovely Northeast Tennessee.

Gerard Keijzer

Meet Gerard Keijzer. He work as an operations support services manager at Eastman’s site in Middelburg, The Netherlands.

Raj Arunagir

Meet Raj Arunagiri. He is a market development manager in Eastman’s Care Chemicals business. He is from South India, a state called Tamil Nadu.

Sabrina Van Loo

Meet Sabrina Van Loo, a global compliance systems manager for Eastman in Gent, Belgium. She grew up on the lovely Belgian coast and then spent some time in Pennsylvania in the U.S.

Fritz Harris

Meet Fitz Harris, a supply planner for Coatings and Inks at Eastman. He was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and now lives in Kingsport, Tenn.

Sabrina Van Loo

Meet Ahmed Farah. Having grown up in six different countries on three continents, he considers himself a global citizen. His roots are in Somalia and his life journey led him to The Netherlands, which he now calls home. He works as a Talent Manager for Eastman’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Fritz Harris

Meet Karin Burnette. She’s a born-and-bred Northeast Tennessean and a very proud third-generation Eastman employee (on both sides of her family). She is the group leader of Eastman’s Global Environmental Affairs team, providing support to Eastman’s regional sites.

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