Michelman Personnel Moves Strengthen Worldwide Presence


Michelman announced personnel additions and promotions designed to improve customer service around the globe.
Luc Vanderstappen has been promoted to European business manager, chemical specialties, where he will be responsible for European new business development for Michelman’s chemical specialties business unit. He most recently held the position of senior account manager.
David Williams has been tapped as Michelman’s new senior account manager, Europe, and is responsible for servicing all U.K. flexible packaging and chemical specialties accounts. Additionally, Mr. Williams, a 20-year veteran of the chemical industry, will be responsible for implementing new sales strategies at Omya U.K. Ltd., Michelman’s official UK distributor.
Linus Yoong has been hired as new business development manager, Asia, and will be based out of Michelman’s Singapore office. Mr. Yoong will support the existing Asian sales team, with a focus on new business development and specific market opportunities. Mr. Yoong has more than 15 years of experience in the chemical industry, with the bulk of his experience in distribution, providing functional additives to the coatings industry.