EXTON, PA – Specialty chemical supplier Sartomer USA LLC has appointed Dr. Heather Rayle as Senior Business Director. Rayle will be responsible for marketing, sales and finance. She reports directly to Douglas Sharp, Sartomer’s Global President, and will assume the commercial responsibilities of Al Tuccio, who has transitioned to a new position within Arkema.

Rayle will chair the Regional Management Committee responsible for the Americas business and will drive Sartomer’s regional R&D, manufacturing and supply chain teams. She will be based out of the company’s Exton, PA, headquarters.

Rayle has a well-established career in materials manufacturing, serving in several managerial positions for Rohm and Haas and The Dow Chemical Co. Her most recent position prior to Sartomer was in general management for specialty glass materials.