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Sartomer Appoints Senior Business Director

Press release date: Feb 01, 2013

Sartomer USA, LLC, has appointed Dr. Heather Rayle as senior business director. Rayle will be responsible for marketing, sales and finance. She reports directly to Douglas Sharp, Sartomer's global president, and will assume the commercial responsibilities of Al Tuccio, who has transitioned to a new position within Arkema.

In her role, Rayle will chair the Regional Management Committee responsible for the Americas business and will drive Sartomer's regional R&D, manufacturing and supply chain teams to execute the company's market-focused business strategy.

Rayle has a well-established career in materials manufacturing, serving in several managerial positions for Rohm and Haas and The Dow Chemical Company. Her most recent position prior to Sartomer was in general management for specialty glass materials.

She received a B.S. in Chemistry from Penn State University and an MBA from Lehigh University. Rayle also earned a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. She will be based out of the company's Exton, PA headquarters.

Globally based in Exton, Pa., Sartomer USA, LLC, is part of Arkema Group. Sartomer is the premier global supplier of specialty chemicals for ultraviolet and electron beam (UV/EB), peroxide, and two-part epoxy/amine systems. For more than 55 years, Sartomer has pioneered the development of these advanced technologies, introducing hundreds of products that enhance performance in coatings, graphics arts, adhesives, advanced materials and other demanding applications. For more information, visit

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