DEC Appoints Leigh Vice
President, Pigment Blacks
Degussa Engineered Carbons, LP (DEC) has appointed Mark Leigh as
vice president and business director, pigment blacks. Leigh, who is currently DEC regional sales manager in Chicago, replaces Karin Otto, who has accepted a new position with Degussa AG in Frankfurt.
Leigh joined Degussa Corporation’s advanced fillers and pigments operations in 1998 as a sales representative. In March 2000, he was promoted to account manager and later to regional sales manager.
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