Sun Chemical names president of North American inks

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Sun Chemica lhas named Charles Murray as president of North American inks. In this role, Murray will be responsible for all of Sun Chemical’s North American ink business.

Murray brings 27 years of industry experience to the position and most recently worked as the managing director and corporate vice president of Sun Chemical’s business in the UK, Ireland and Nordic markets since 2004. 

‘Charles is very familiar with the issues and challenges currently impacting Sun Chemical’s customers in North America, because those same trends are facing our customers in Northern Europe,’ said Rudi Lenz, president and CEO, Sun Chemical. ‘Charles’ understanding of our markets and his hands-on leadership style is exactly what NAI needs. I am confident he will further strengthen our business and the partnerships with our customers.’

Prior to joining Sun Chemical in 1998, Murray ran multiple packaging print converters across Europe for Courtaulds. He also worked as the managing director of a flexible packaging converter. Murray became the youngest general manager in the history of Associated British Foods, where he worked after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business studies from the University of Edinburgh. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration.