Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Dr. Volker Mirgel, Dr. Sharon Feng and John Brandt to its coatings, adhesives and specialties (CAS) leadership team in the NAFTA region. Dr. Volker Mirgel was appointed senior vice president, coatings, adhesives and specialties for Bayer MaterialScience NAFTA. In this role, he directs Bayer MaterialScience LLC as a raw materials supplier for the coatings and adhesives industry in the NAFTA region. Dr. Sharon Feng was appointed vice president of business development for coatings, adhesives and specialties NAFTA and is responsible for managing application development and product performance. John Brandt was named head of CAS Specialties NAFTA. In this role, he is responsible for managing all aspects of the Baycusan cosmetics raw materials, Baytubes multiwalled carbon nanotubes and Baymedix coating and adhesive technologies brands for the NAFTA region.