Arxada, a leading global specialty chemicals company, announced that Sanjeev Rastogi has been appointed president of Consumer Microbial Control (CMC). Rastogi will be based in Florham Park, New Jersey, and serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to the company’s CEO, Marc Doyle.

Rastogi joins Arxada from Hexion, where he served as senior vice president for its resins business. He has held many diverse leadership roles and gained vast industry experience during his tenure at Honeywell, where he was most recently the vice president and general manager of Fluorine Products, Performance Material and Technologies, with an emphasis on enhancing global sustainability, safety and energy efficiencies. 

CMC is Arxada’s largest business, comprising home and personal care, hygiene, wood protection, and crop and water protection. With its science and innovation capabilities, CMC develops and manufactures a broad portfolio of consumer microbial control products and solutions that addresses the growing need for sustainable alternatives to traditional microbial control products.

“We are delighted to welcome Sanjeev to Arxada as we continue to strengthen our leadership team and enhance our capabilities as an industry leader in consumer-based microbial control end markets,” said Doyle. “Sanjeev’s proven track record in driving sustainable innovation and in building portfolios with a lower climate impact are aligned with our purpose of providing better science to solve the world’s toughest preservation challenges. We welcome his passion for creating a performance-based culture that drives both, business results and employee development.”

“It is with great excitement that I join Arxada at such a pivotal time in the company’s journey,” said Rastogi. “I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to raise CMC to a new level, entering new market segments and expanding geographically with a more sustainable, science-driven portfolio of products and solutions.”

Rastogi has a master’s degree of business administration in finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware.

To learn more, visit