Degussa Engineered Carbons, LP (DEC) has appointed Mark Leigh vice president and business director, pigment blacks. Mr. Leigh, who is currently DEC regional sales manager in Chicago, replaces Dr. Karin Otto, who has accepted a new position with Degussa AG in Frankfurt.
“We are extremely pleased to have Mark as vice president of our pigment blacks unit,” said Jack L. Clem, president and general manager of DEC. “Mark has a wealth of experience in the industry that will benefit our customers as well as the company. We’d also like to thank Dr. Otto for her tremendous contributions to the performance of DEC over the past four years.”
Mr. Leigh joined Degussa Corporation’s advanced fillers and pigments operations in 1998 as a sales representative. In March 2000, he was promoted to account manager and later to regional sales manager.