BUNGE APPOINTS GLOBAL
Bunge Fertilizantes has appointed
Gilmar Pinheiro to help launch
Biphor, a white pigment used in
paint, coatings and allied products.
As global product manager, Pinheiro
will provide for the development of
product, application, market and
technical assistance at Bunge, in Sao
Paulo, Brazil. Most recently, Pinheiro
was with Degussa in Sao Paulo,
where he was responsible for additives
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