Sartomer, USA, LLC, has appointed Agustin Xoconostle as an account manager. Xoconostle is responsible for sales in the southern United States (Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia) as well as Latin America and Puerto Rico. He is based out of Sartomer’s headquarters in Exton, Pa. and reports directly to Michael Rose, director of sales.

Xoconostle gained prior experience in chemical manufacturing while working for Arkema as a technical service engineer, where he provided direct technical support for customers located throughout North America. His responsibilities also included supporting Arkema’s production plant in powder coating technologies and developing new products for adapting coating systems to new applications. In 2010, he became Arkema’s Business Development Engineer and managed several top growth programs for the oil and gas, automotive and laser sintering markets.

Xoconostle holds a BS in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Materials Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico. Globally based in Exton, Pa., Sartomer USA, LLC is part of Arkema Group. Sartomer is the premier global supplier ofspecialty chemicals for ultraviolet and electron beam (UV/EB), peroxide, and two-part epoxy/amine systems. For morethan 55 years, Sartomer has pioneered the development of these advanced technologies, introducing hundreds of productsthat enhance performance in coatings, graphic arts, adhesives, advanced materials and other demanding applications.