PITTSBURGH - Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Volker Mirgel, Sharon Feng and John Brandt to its Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) leadership team in the NAFTA region.

Mirgel was appointed Senior Vice President, Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties for Bayer MaterialScience NAFTA. In this role, he directs Bayer MaterialScience LLC as a raw materials supplier for the coatings and adhesives industry in the NAFTA region.

Feng was appointed Vice President of Business Development for Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties NAFTA and is responsible for managing application development and product performance.

Brandt was named Head of CAS Specialties NAFTA. In this role, he is responsible for managing all aspects of the Baycusan® cosmetics raw materials, Baytubes® multi-walled carbon nanotubes and Baymedix™ coating and adhesive technologies brands for the NAFTA region.

Bayer MaterialScience LLC is a leading producer of polymers and high-performance plastics in North America and is part of the global Bayer MaterialScience business.