Supporting its commitment to continually expand its presence in the specialties market, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments announced that Ian Knowles has joined the organization as business development manager – paper and board for Europe and North America.
Mr. Knowles will provide technical and sales solutions to Sun Chemical’s customers in the paper industry while working to identify value-added solutions for the development of Performance Pigments’ offerings in this market. He will be based out of Stockport, Cheshire, UK.
Mr. Knowles joins Sun Chemical Performance Pigments from Ciba Specialties, where he held various sales, marketing and technical roles around pigments, dyes and paper chemicals.
“With more than 25 years of experience in the paper coloration industry, Ian brings invaluable knowledge to Sun Chemical Performance Pigments,” said Rod Staveley, general manager—specialties business unit. “This appointment not only reinforces our commitment to the paper coloration industry but it enables us to better serve this growing market.”