LANGLEY, England—David Sedler has been named business director for Crompton Corp.´s urethanes business.
Sedler takes charge of the European region, which includes Africa and the Middle East, for the company.
He started his career in 1973 at Dow Chemical Co. in Switzerland, where he was a laboratory technician and later development engineer in the firm´s urethanes group. Sedler later served at Arco Chemical Europe-France and Arco Chemical Europe-U.K., holding a variety of management posts.
He became commercial manager for Arco polyurethanes in 1993, commercial director for urethane chemicals two years later, and business director for Arco Chemical Europe´s urethane chemicals business in 1998, which was purchased later that year by Lyondell Chemical Co.
His most recent position was senior integration director for Bayer Corp.´s urethane chemicals business, based in Germany.