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DEGUSSA NAMES NEW BUSINESS DIRECTORS
Degussa has announced the appointment of Dr. Martin Welp to the position of managing director of Dugussa Colortrend B.V., part of the Coatings & Colorants Business Unit. In his new role, Welp will assume responsibilities for Colorants Business Line activities in the European and Middle East region. He succeeds Dr. Christian Kather, who has moved to become the new head of Business Line Performance Resins. Welp began his career in the chemical industry in 1987. He has been with Degussa since 2001. Gino Kuijpers has been named marketing director for Colorants Business Line activities in the European and Middle East region. Kuijpers began his career in the chemical industry in 1985, and has worked at Degussa Colortrend as a marketing manager for the Colorants Business Line since 2002.