Hector Diaz-Stringel has been named president and general manager of Rhein Chemie Corp. He will be responsible for the company’s North American operations and administration offices in Chardon, OH. Most recently, he worked as vice president of sales and marketing for the Rubber and Plastics Divisions of Rhein Chemie.

Diaz-Stringel has been with the company since 2003. Prior to joining Rhein Chemie, he held positions in process and project engineering, as well as in project management, for Akra-Fibras Quimicas and Mabe Estufas, and in operations management for Specialty Minerals Inc. He received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and management from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and his master’s in business administration from Kent State University.

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