SCHAUMBURG, IL - KH Neochem Americas Inc. has appointed Takeshi Matsui Executive Vice President responsible for the company’s sales and marketing efforts in North and South America. Matsui replaces Toshi Fujima, who will assume an international marketing position at KH Neochem corporate headquarters in Japan.

Prior to his new assignment, Matsui served as KH Neochem’s International Sales and Marketing Manager for its performance materials business unit.

KH Neochem Americas’ line of products includes synthetic fatty acids, specialty diols, functional monomers and other high-performance chemicals based on proprietary synthesis technologies.