REINACH, Switzerland – Specialty chemicals company Archroma has appointed Miguel De Bellis to the post of President Emulsion Products and Americas, based in São Paulo, Brazil, effective April 1, 2014. As a member of the Archroma leadership team, he will report to CEO Alexander Wessels.

He will lead and have full responsibility for Archroma’s Emulsion Products business globally. At the same time, he will support the Americas region for all businesses.

Prior to joining Archroma, De Bellis was a partner at Endura Partners, a management-consulting firm. Previously, he worked for Croda in Brazil, where he held various positions, including Managing Director, President Specialties Latin America and Member of the Executive Committee, managing a global team based in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Asia. Earlier in his career, he held several sales and marketing positions in Brazil and in South America.