Grace appoints SunTech CEO as president, materials technologies segment

Grace appoints SunTech CEO as president, materials technologies segment

7:01 AM, 27th April 2017
Grace appoints SunTech CEO as president, materials technologies segment
Sandra Wisniewski is appointed as president, Grace materials technologies business segment.

COLUMBIA, US: W R Grace & Co (GRA) has appointment current CEO of SunTech Medical, Sandra Wisniewski as president, Grace materials technologies segment.

The business segment produces and sells speciality materials, including silica-based and silica-alumina-based materials used in coatings, consumer, industrial, and pharmaceutical applications. The $400 million segment achieved record volumes and gross margins in 2016.

Previously to SunTech Medical, she served as a general manager and vice president at Sanofi, a global healthcare technology company. Sandra spent most of her career with Baxter International in various roles, including general management, sales, marketing, R&D, global project management, manufacturing, and operations.

Wisniewski’s appointment rounds out the leadership team for Grace’s three businesses. Thomas Petti is president of refining Technologies and Albert Beninati, Jr, is president of speciality catalysts. Grace reports results for refining technologies and speciality catalysts under its catalysts technologies segment.

“Sandra has a strong record of success growing the businesses she has run. Her strengths as a leader and experiences in sophisticated global industries align well with our growth opportunities in materials technologies,” said Hudson La Force, president and chief operating officer, Grace.

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