“The appointment of Christopher is in line with Chitec’s global strategy to further strengthen our position in the Americas,” said Dr. Chris Chiu, President of Chitec. “We are eagerly anticipating the positive impact that Christopher will have here.”
Mr. Karwowski joins Chitec from FP-Pigments, where he managed large customers in coatings, plastics, and the ink industries. Prior to his tenure with FP-Pigments, he was a senior purchasing manager with Sherwin Williams for 11 years where he led the team that purchased a wide range of chemical additives, resins and high performance pigments for the decorative, aerospace, auto OEM, auto refinish, industrial and marine paints groups. Before his time with Sherwin Williams, Mr. Karwowski was the global key account manager with Ciba Specialty Chemicals. Mr. Karwowski also spent 15 years in process engineering and product development at PPG.