IGM Resins, The Netherlands, a provider of radiation curable materials with US headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, has announced the retirement of Andrew Chambers and the promotion and appointment of key team members to strengthen photoinitiator leadership.
Chambers retired July 1, 2020, and will step down from his executive position as vice president-photoinitiators. He will remain in an advisory role to the company after his official retirement.
“Andrew has played a critical role in developing IGM into the leading global development, manufacturing and sales company serving the UV industry and clear market leader in photoinitiators,” said Edward Frindt, CEO, IGM Resins. “I am pleased that we are able to continue to use Andrew’s knowledge and expertise in his new capacity and would like to emphasize again how much Andrew’s contribution to IGM’s growth is appreciated. I wish him well for the future.”
Wilson Gu, vice president-Asia, has been promoted to executive vice president-photoinitiators & Asia. The photoinitiators business team will be expanded with the appointment of Martine van der Ent as business manager-photoinitiators reporting directly to Gu.
“I look forward to continued growth and value build in the photoinitiator business under Wilson’s leadership supported by Martine and the Photoinitiator team,” Frindt said.
Gu joined IGM in September 2014, leading the Asia business as its regional vice president. As executive vice president-photoinitiators, Gu is accountable for the strategic business management with responsibility for updating and implementing strategies to maximize asset utilization, penetration of new and existing markets, and leveraging partnerships (including M&A) for new and existing products. Gu will continue to report to Frindt.
Martine van der Ent joined IGM in 2018 as commercial manager-EMEA. As business manager Photoinitiators, van der Ent is responsible for implementing the photoinitiator strategy. She reports to Gu.
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