Arxada, a leading global specialty chemicals company, announced today that Sanjeev Rastogi has been appointed President of Consumer Microbial Control (CMC). Sanjeev will be based in Florham Park, NJ (U.S.) and serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Marc Doyle. 

Sanjeev joins Arxada from Hexion, a company with a focus on specialty chemicals and performance materials, based in Columbus, OH (U.S.), where he served as Senior Vice President for its Resins business. He has held many diverse leadership roles and gained vast industry experience during his tenure at Honeywell, where he most recently was the Vice President, General Manager, Fluorine Products, Performance Material and Technologies, with an emphasis on enhancing global sustainability, safety and energy efficiencies. Sanjeev has an MBA in finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware. 

CMC is Arxada’s largest business, comprising Home & Personal Care, Professional Hygiene and Wood Protection as well as Crop and Water Protection. With its industry-leading science and innovation capabilities, in-depth regulatory know-how and track record in manufacturing and process development, CMC develops and manufactures a broad portfolio of differentiated consumer microbial control products and solutions that addresses the growing need for more sustainable preservation. 

“We are delighted to welcome Sanjeev to Arxada as we continue to strengthen our leadership team and enhance our capabilities as an industry leader in consumer-based microbial control end markets,” said Marc Doyle, CEO. “Sanjeev’s proven track record in driving sustainable innovation and in building portfolios with a lower climate impact are aligned with our purpose of providing better science to solve the world’s toughest preservation challenges. We welcome his passion for creating a performance-based culture that drives both, business results and employee development.” 

“It is with great excitement that I join Arxada at such a pivotal time in the company’s journey,” said Sanjeev Rastogi, President, Consumer Microbial Control. “I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to raise CMC to a new level, entering new market segments and expanding geographically with a more sustainable, science-driven portfolio of products and solutions.” 

About Arxada

Arxada is a global science-based specialty chemicals business creating innovative chemistry and solutions. The company aims to solve the world’s toughest preservation challenges by enhancing sustainability with cleaner, greener solutions. Arxada focuses on multiple end-markets primarily in: Human Health & Nutrition, Home & Personal Care, Paints & Coatings and Wood Protection, providing a broad portfolio of differentiated products and solutions, supported by its science and innovation capabilities, in-depth regulatory know-how and track record in manufacturing and process development. The company’s 3,600 employees contribute to the success of its customers, spanning 25 production sites and 13 R&D centers. 

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