KINGWOOD, TX – Gustavo Pinto has been promoted to Sales Director, Latam Specialty Carbon Blacks at Orion Engineered Carbons. He is responsible for sales and for managing the agents and distributors in Latin America.

Pinto brings more than 20 years of chemical industry experience to his new position. He joined Evonik Degussa, before it became Orion, in 2001 in commercial sales working with carbon black, silicas and silanes in Brazil. Most recently, Pinto was Marketing Director, Rubber, Americas where he developed and managed goals and strategies for growing the rubber business. Pinto was also part of the Orion team that successfully implemented the company’s SAP system.