CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH – Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has appointed David Keung to the newly created position of Asia Sales Manager. Keung will support growing demand for K-FLEX® non-phthalate plasticizers in the Asia-Pacific region. He will be based out of the group’s Hong Kong sales office serving both Asia and Australia.

Keung has more than 12 years of experience in the specialty materials industry, serving in various technical, product development, business development and marketing roles. He joined Emerald after serving as Commercial Market Manager at BASF East Asia Regional Headquarters Ltd., where he developed and implemented business strategy for Asia-Pacific. He also previously held roles at Chitwan International, 3M, Climate Coatings and ION Automotive.