Michelman says that Mr. Yang will be responsible for growth initiatives and strategic planning in this critical region, and will direct the company’s Asia Pacific sales team, including agents and distributors. Richard Yang will serve on Michelman’s Chemical Specialties and Asia Pacific Leadership teams, and will work closely with the company’s regional and global Marketing & Technology teams. He will work out of Michelman’s Shanghai offices.

Mr. Yang brings over twenty years of experience, most recently serving as Regional Business Manager, Asia Pacific, at Honeywell.