Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Aleta Richards has been appointed to head Covestro’s coatings, adhesives and specialties business in North America. She succeeds Christine Bryant as head of commercial operations for the unit, following Bryant’s appointment as head of polyurethanes in North America.
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Richards has been with Covestro, and Bayer before that, since 1990, and moves from her current role as head of regional product management for the North American polycarbonates business.
‘This is an exciting time to be at Covestro, where the increased focus on innovation and sustainability is taking our global business in a bold new direction,’ Richards said. ‘I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead a team that is at the forefront of this movement regionally.’