Francois Marchio Promoted to EMD Chemicals Vice President


Francois Marchio has been named vice president of the pigments division of EMD Chemicals, Inc. Mr. Marchio will be responsible for the automotive, industrial and cosmetic pigment product lines, as well as the cosmetic skin care ingredients, optics and liquid crystal businesses in North America. He will report to Douglas S. Brown, president and CEO of EMD Chemicals.
Prior to this promotion, Mr. Marchio was the director of EMD Chemicals’ cosmetic business unit, which is known as Rona. He joined EMD Chemicals in 1999 after gaining in-depth experience at Merck S.A. in France, where he was the director of the cosmetic and pigment division.