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Sika Announces R&D Personnel Appointments

August 24, 2011
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Sika Corp. recently announced the appointment of new personnel in its Research and Development Group. Patricia Heidtman was named vice president of R&D, with responsibilities for managing activities centered in the Madison Heights, MI, location for the Automotive and Industry Divisions. She replaces Frank Hoefflin, who has taken a global role and will return to Switzerland.

Stephen Davis joins Sika as R&D lab manager, responsible for the Automotive and Industry Business Units in Bulk Elastomeric Technologies.

Julie Sherman has been promoted to the position of R&D lab manager, responsible for development activities in the Sika Industry Business Unit and Productivity Group focused on Elastomeric Technologies.

Leslie Wolschleger has been promoted to the position of R&D group leader, responsible for development activities in the Automotive Business Unit for Thermoplastic technologies.

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