Barcelona, Spain-Dennis Lauzon has been promoted to the role of general manager of Merquinsa North America. He will report to Albert Adroer, general manager, Merquinsa.
In his new position, Lauzon will be responsible for business and commercial operations across the region.
"Dennis's promotion is well deserved. His experience in creating and driving growth for Merquinsa in North America, as well as his expertise in the plastics and elastomers industries to serve our North American customers are invaluable", said Adroer, in a company statement.
"As we grow, we expect to significantly increase our operations in North America and attract more talented people to Merquinsa North America operations," the Merquinsa chief added.
Before joining Merquinsa three years ago, Lauzon worked for Dow Plastics in North America.
Merquinsa is one of the major producers of speciality thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) providing what it calls "innovative products for injection moulding, extrusion, calendering, melt coating,compounding and adhesives." Merquinsa's headquarters are in Barcelona, with regional centres near Boston in the US and in Hong Kong in the far east.