Clariant recently announced that Martin John has been appointed global head of the Advanced Surface Solutions business line in its Additives business unit, as of April 1, 2020. Advanced Surface Solutions reportedly offers a wide range of wax technologies to the plastics, coatings, inks, and adhesives industries.

According to Clariant, with his knowledge and experience in managing international businesses, John and his team will continue to transform the business line into a leading solution provider as it extends its global footprint with a particular focus on innovation and sustainability. He most recently headed Clariant’s Performance Additives business line. Prior to that appointment, John gained management experience by holding various global and regional business management roles in sales, marketing, procurement, and logistics in Europe and North America.

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