Mr. Edmonds joined Sensient in 2005 as general manager of Sensient Food Colors -- North America. Under his leadership, the North American Food Colors, Latin American Food Colors and Pharmaceutical Colors and Coatings businesses achieved profitable growth. He was elected president and COOO of Sensient Technologies Corporation in August 2007.
Before joining Sensient, he was vice president of marketing for Engelhard Corporation and he has been vice president and general manager of Consumer and Industrial Businesses at J.M. Huber Corporation.
He holds a bachelor's of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a master's degree in business administration from Stanford University.
"Rob Edmonds is making a significant contribution in Sensient's success and will continue to do so as he takes on additional responsibilities as a member of our Board of Directors," said Kenneth P. Manning, chairman and CEO of Sensient Technologies Corporation.