Sartomer Americas, a business unit of Arkema Inc. and provider of specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers and oligomers, names Poonam Narula, Ph.D., business development director. In her new role, Dr. Narula is responsible for developing new business opportunities and introducing Sartomer’s specialty chemicals to formulators in new markets.
Dr. Narula brings more than 15 years of business management experience in the specialty chemical sector to Sartomer through positions at InnoCentrive Inc., Thermo Scientific, Sensata Technologies and Nalco Champion. Between 2008 and 2011, Narula co-founded and acted as COO for BioEnergy Planet, a MIT-based startup that commercializes waste to chemicals.
Narula earned her Ph.D. in chemistry from Wake Forest University in 1997. She received her post-doctoral fellowship in inorganic chemistry from UNC Chapel Hill in 2000, and her MBA in innovation and global leadership from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2009.
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