Tronox Inc. has also named Stephen (Steve) Wachnowsky vice president of global pigment operations, responsible for the company's titanium dioxide pigment operations. In his new position, Wachnowsky will be responsible for Tronox's global pigment facilities, which include plants in the United States (Hamilton, Miss., and Savannah, Ga.), Europe (Botlek, Netherlands, and Uerdingen, Germany) and Australia (Kwinana, Western Australia).
Chemtura has also named Marc van Gerwen to the position of global business director, Antioxidants & UV Stabilizers. Stationed in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, van Gerwen is responsible for the global antioxidants and UV stabilizers business, which has manufacturing units in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and the Middle East.
For an interim period, John McAdam, chief executive of ICI, will assume responsibility for National Starch.