SOLON, Ohio (Oct. 30, 2008) — Excel Polymers L.L.C. has promoted Marcus A. Pignataro to president and general manager-Asia Pacific.
General manager of Excel's performance additives business unit since 2005, Pignataro in his new role will be president of EXLP Global (Foshan) and oversee the completion of the construction and start-up phases of the company's new plant in the Shunde Industrial Park near Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, in South China. He will be responsible for commercial activities in the Asia/Pacific Rim region, Excel said.
Pignataro joined the company in 2002 after stints at Ferro Corp. and B.F. Goodrich.