Lutz’s goal is to continue to build value to customers in the North American region through IGM’s broad and innovative product lines and collaborative service approach. She also is responsible for the development of efficient systems and procedures that ensure safe, compliant operations that are consistent with IGM’s value creation strategies.
Lutz joined IGM from Royal DSM. Her previous management positions at DSM involved UV-curable coatings for flooring, pipe, optical fiber, and powder coatings for heat-sensitive substrates such as MDF, wood and plastics. At SAATI Company, she held technical and product management positions developing and selling UV-curable inks and photosensitive emulsions and stencil films for the graphic arts and screen printing markets.
She earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Denison University, an MBA in operations management from DePaul University and completed the Entrepreneurship Program at IMD Business School.
Maloney joined IGM in 2014.
In his new position, he is responsible for devising and implementing strategies to maximize utilization of IGM’s acrylates assets, penetrating new markets and increasing global market share with new and existing products.
“The depth and breadth of Patrick’s and Melissa’s experience in key radiation-curable ink, coatings and adhesives applications will enhance the value IGM can create for our customers,” CEO Edward Frindt said. “Their backgrounds in developing and launching new products and their strategic thinking will help in spotting emerging market needs and providing materials and service to enable clients to enter new markets and remain competitive in their markets.”