MUMBAI, India—Birla Carbon has appointed Todd Cottrell as president of its Specialty Blacks Business, selecting him to succeed Jas Sandhu who is set to retire.
Cottrell will join Birla Carbon on Dec. 11, the company said in a statement.
As the new president of the SBB and a member of Birla Carbon's senior management team, Cottrell will report to Chief Operating Officer John Loudermilk.
Cottrell has more than 20 years of experience in chemicals and materials and has a background in specialty chemicals, pigments, coatings, adhesives, and other types of products.
Most recently, he worked with Huntsman Corp. where he led the color pigments business as global commercial director. Prior to Huntsman, Cottrell was the global director of coatings, adhesives, and sealants at Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.