SOLON, Ohio (Feb. 20) — Excel Polymers L.L.C. has named John R. Breitenstein vice president and general manager of its Asia Pacific operations.
Breitenstein will take charge of EXLP Global (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. and developing business operations within the Pacific Rim, and will be president of the newly formed joint venture with Mitsui Corp., Excel said. He has nine years of experience in the Pacific Rim, and had served as president/managing director of DuPont Dow Elastomers' Asia business, in a Global Elastomers business director role and director of strategic planning at DuPont.
Breitenstein will relocate to China later this year.