Michelman recently announced the appointment of James Xue in the position of country manager for Greater China. Hired in 2017, he has led Michelman’s sales efforts over the past two years, developing meaningful customer relationships and building the company’s regional sales team.

Xue has over 20 years of experience in the advanced materials sector, having spent time with several leading international chemical companies. He began his career in 1996 as a Shanghai-based chemist, then added extensive sales and technical service expertise before moving into sales management and senior leadership positions. Before joining Michelman, he served as a commercial manager at Huntsman Advanced Materials China and a channel and business manager for Dow Corning (China) Holding Co., Ltd. He holds a bachelor’s degree in polymer chemistry from Tongji University in Shanghai and an MBA from the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business.

“We’re thrilled that Mr. Xue accepted this appointment, and have the utmost confidence in his leadership and experience to grow the increasingly important Chinese market,” said Rick Michelman, chief technology officer and executive vice president, Asia. “His leadership and experience will allow us to expand our presence across the country.”

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