Two executive appointments at Clariant Masterbatches



Nico Gontha has been appointed to the position of head of Clariant Masterbatches. Rudolf Staab has been named Senior Vice President for Europe/Middle East/Africa region.

Gontha will be responsible for leading the strategic development of all business activities worldwide, which currently has more than 50 full service production facilities in 30 countries. He succeeds Günther Henecken, who served in this capacity since 1997.

In his new position, Staab will be responsible for all sales, marketing, technical an dproduction operations for the region. For the past six years, he served as head of Additives, a business unit within Clariant Pigments & Additives.