Vanderstappen Named Senior
account manager at Michelman
Michelman has hired Luc Vanderstappen as senior account manager. In his new position, Vanderstappen will be responsible for handling all accounts in Benelux and Scandinavia as well as select custom formulating accounts. His focus will be on maintaining and growing business with existing customers exploring new applications, developing new customers and supporting and motivating distributors.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…