Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business unit of Emerald Performance Materials, has appointed Sharon Chung as K-Flex product line manager for Asia. Chung fills a new position to support the growing demand for the K-Flex products and will be responsible for K-Flex sales and operations throughout the region. She will be located in the company’s offices in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Emerald, Chung filled a number of roles in finance and logistics, marketing, and business development at Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Huntsman Chemicals. During her time at these companies, she also held key leadership positions, including assignments as global marketing manager for apparel and home textile products, sales director of the textile effects business in South China, and general manager of the Shenzhen operation. She holds a B.S. degree in chemistry from The University of Hong Kong and an MBA from the University of South Australia.