Gurithas appointed Giorgio Vismara as new General Manager Marine at Gurit. He starts his new role on 17 January 2012. Vismara will lead Gurit’s global marine business, SP-High Modulus, and will report to Rudolf Hadorn, CEO of Gurit.

Vismara's career includes several positions held in marine companies, the latest as General Manager for Vismara Marine Srl.

DSM has announced the appointment of Wilfrid Gambade as Business Unit Director of DSM Composite Resins headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.