Enthone, Inc., a business of Cookson Electronics, has appointed Henri Sep Director of Marketing, Performance Coatings – Europe. Sep will lead the Enthone European Marketing Team in delivering industry-centric coating solutions to OEMs, applicators, and job shops that approve, specify, and use Enthone wear-resistant, corrosion protection, and decorative coatings for automotive, plumbing and building, industrial equipment, energy, jewellery, fashion, and general surface finishing applications. Sep, working with Enthone industry and product management, will partner with the company’s sales and R&D teams to create customer value.

Prior to joining Enthone, Sep was with Akzo Nobel, a worldwide paints and specialty chemicals company, where he was responsible for the direction of OEM automotive approvals and related marketing programs.

“Henri is an invaluable addition to Enthone’s Marketing team,” said Lammert de Boer, Vice President of Global Marketing, Enthone Performance Coatings. “By focusing on industry segments, Henri will further solidify Enthone’s market leadership in hard chrome, electroless nickel, and plating-on-plastics processes, while expanding the company’s strong portfolio of zinc systems and surface preparation processes throughout Europe.”

Sep will travel extensively throughout Europe and will be based out of Enthone’s offices in Langenfeld, Germany, and s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.