Michelman has appointed James Xue as the new country manager for Greater China.
Hired in 2017, he has lead the company’s sales over the past two years, developing customer relationships and building Michelman’s regional sales team.
Xue has over 20 years of experience in the advanced materials industry sector, having spent time with several leading international chemical companies. He began his career in 1996 as a Shanghai-based chemist, then added extensive sales and technical service expertise before moving into sales management and senior leadership positions. Before joining Michelman, he served as a commercial manager at Huntsman Advanced Materials China and a channel and business manager for Dow Corning (China) Holding.
Rick Michelman, chief technology officer and executive vice president, Asia, said: ‘We are thrilled Xue accepted this appointment, and have the utmost confidence in his leadership and experience to grow the increasingly important Chinese market. His leadership and experience will allow us to expand our presence across the country.’