Ulsan, South Korea -Songwon Industrial Group has appointed Thomas Schmutz as director of global technical services, effective 1 April. Schmutz takes over from Joachim Bayer who is moving into a strategic business management role.
Schmutz will be responsible for leading the technical service team, providing technical direction for the entire Songwon product range, including polyurethanes, antioxidants and lubricants. He joins the team from Chemtura Europe, where he held a senior leadership position.
"Thomas has a wealth of experience throughout the polymer industry and will be charged with leading our efforts to ensure our customers continue to receive the best in class support," commented Dieter Morath, executive vice president global sales at Songwon.