Sudarshan recently announced that William L. Baker has been named vice president, North American Operations, Industrial Division. He is responsible for pigments andBaker Named Sudarshan VP-North American Operations effect pigments in the coatings, inks, and plastics markets.

“Our short-term goal is to be the fourth largest pigment supplier in the world, and I believe that the addition of Bill to our team will significantly strengthen our North American position and demonstrates our commitment to this goal,” said Rajesh Rathi, deputy managing director.

Baker worked at Ciba for 26 years. In addition, he spent six years with International Specialty Products and Ashland Inc.

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