RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Sudarshan announced that William L. Baker will assume responsibility for the company’s North American Operations for the Industrial Division, responsible for pigments and effect pigments in the coatings, inks and plastics markets. Baker will work to expand Sudarshan’s position in North America while ensuring a strong presence with both local and global customers.

Baker has 26 years of global pigment and additive experience with Ciba and six years of global experience with International Specialty Products and Ashland Inc.

Sudarshan is a manufacturer of high-quality pigments and effect pigments, supplying the coatings, inks and plastics markets. The company has its global headquarters in Pune, India, and its North American headquarters in Ridgewood, NJ.