Sartomer Company has named Luigi Colantuoni president, replacing Nicholas Trainer, who retired after 37 years with the company. Col-antuoni will report to Hugues Woestelandt, chief executive officer of Total Specialty Chemicals Branch, Sartomer’s parent company. He will be responsible for general management of Sartomer, with $470 million in annual sales, 12 manufacturing sites and more than 600 employees. He will also be responsible for growing the hydrocarbon business in North and South America. Colantuoni will focus on the company’s continued global expansion, particularly new investment projects in the Far East, Americas and Europe.
Colantuoni most recently served as president of Atotech Japan and vice president of Atotech Far East, a division of Total.