Sartomer Company named Dr. Luigi Colantuoni president, replacing Nicholas Trainer, who retired after 37 years with the company.
Dr. Colantuoni will report to Hugues Woestelandt, chief executive officer of Total Specialty Chemicals Branch, Sartomer’s parent company. He will be responsible for general management of Sartomer, with $470 million in annual sales, 12 manufacturing sites and more than 600 employees. He will also be responsible for growing the hydrocarbon resins business in North and South America, with sales of $130 million in 2006. He will focus on the company’s continued global expansion, particularly new investment projects in the Far East, the Americas and Europe.
From 2000 to 2006, Dr. Colantuoni was president of Atotech Japan and vice president of Atotech Far East. Atotech is a specialty chemical division of Total and has more than 1,300 employees, with five manufacturing sites and five application cente
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