PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sun Chemical has named Myron Petruch President, Performance Pigments. Petruch joins Performance Pigments during a time of enormous growth in the business. The organization recently expanded its product line to include a broad range of effect pigments, including the new SunPRIZMAä effect product line and SunMetallics® aluminum metallic pigments.
Petruch will oversee all of Sun Chemical’s global Performance Pigments business. He joins Sun Chemical from BASF where he was responsible for its pigment and additives business for coatings. Petruch also held a variety of management positions in Engelhard before it was acquired by BASF, including full profit and loss responsibilities for its global colors business and global absorbents/chemical catalysts business.
“Myron brings extensive relevant industry, product and market experience to our company,” said Rudi Lenz, CEO, Sun Chemical. “Our Performance Pigments business has grown steadily over the years by focusing on the individual needs and requests of each of our customers. I am confident that under Myron’s leadership, we will continue to see growth and more satisfied customers.”