MUTTENZ, Switzerland — Martin John has been appointed Global Head of Business Line Advanced Surface Solutions, Clariant BU Additives. The Business Line Advanced Surface Solutions offers a wide range of high performing wax technologies to the plastics, coatings, inks and adhesives industries. With his extensive knowledge and experience in managing international businesses at Clariant, John and his team will continue to transform the business line into a leading solution provider as it extends its global footprint with a particular focus on innovation and sustainability. Prior to his new appointment, John headed Business Line Performance Additives.