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Sun Chemical Announces Leadership Changes in its European Management

Published on 2005-04-06. Author : SpecialChem

WATFORD, UK -- Sun Chemical, the world's foremost manufacturer of printing inks and organic pigments, announced changes within its European Leadership Team following the appointment of Michael Griem, who was managing director for Sun Chemical's businesses in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Eastern Europe, Nordic Region and Poland, as president of its North American Inks division.

Subsequently, Gerhard Jaschek, group managing director, will take on business leadership responsibility for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, CIS and the rest of Eastern Europe. Most recently he was managing director with responsibility for all ink operations in Austria and Eastern Europe, including the CIS and Poland. He holds a doctorate in Technical Chemistry.

Robert Fitzka is appointed managing director, Austria, and will also be responsible for businesses in Central Europe. Most recently he was deputy managing director, Central Europe.

"These are important appointments and represent a significant change in our management structure in Sun Chemical European Inks," said David Meldram, senior vice president and president, European Inks. "Our new leaders, and their teams, will enhance Sun Chemical's ability to provide high value solutions and meet the needs of our customers."

About Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales approaching $4 billion, Sun Chemical has over 12,000 employees supporting customers around the world. The Sun Chemical Group of companies includes such well-known names as Coates Lorilleux, Gibbon, Hartmann, Kohl & Madden, Swale, Usher-Walker, Rycoline and US Ink.

Sun Chemical Corporation in the U.S. and Sun Chemical Limited in England are subsidiaries of Sun Chemical Group B.V., the Netherlands. Sun Chemical has headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A.; Watford, England; and Weesp, the Netherlands.

Source: Sun Chemical

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