The ChemQuest Group has appointed Milis Rodrigues as director. The company says Rodrigues will explore business development opportunities in Brazil. She will also serve as a client resource for ChemQuest’s Business Strategy & Transformation, Technology Development, and M&A Advisory Services pillars.

Rodrigues’ experience includes positions as the technical sales representative of Marine & Offshore Coatings, and manager of Decorative & Yacht Trade and Retail. Rodrigues’ time with Jotun Coatings included roles as technical sales manager and commercial director, technical services, Brazil, and as technical sales director, Brazil, for Hempel. Prior to joining ChemQuest, her most recent role was business unit director, Brazil and South Cone, for PPG Protective Marine Coatings. 

“During her accomplished career, Milis has demonstrated leadership excellence with many multinational organizations. Her robust experience spans business development and management, market analysis, strategic planning, and marketing and branding, all of which will be of huge benefit when assisting our expanding global client base in identifying opportunities for growth and development,” said Daniel Murad, ChemQuest CEO.

Rodrigues earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial chemistry from the Universidade Federal Fluminense in Brazil and has completed numerous executive programs in sales management, team leadership, health and safety, and coatings inspection.

“The warm and professional welcome from Dan and the ChemQuest team has been wonderful. I am excited to lead efforts to expand ChemQuest business opportunities in Brazil and South America, taking into consideration all of the technology and innovation capabilities within the organization. I am simply delighted to be part of the group,” Rodrigues said. 

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