Due to restructuring, three new market segment managers were ap-pointed: Mel Wilson, resins and fibers; Angelo Sappio, processors; Martin John, masterbatches and compounders and Wolfgang Schlecht, specialty polymers. Mr. Wilson has served with the company for 33 years in sales and management positions. Mr. Sappio formerly managed the XL Lubricant business for Hoechst Celanese/Clariant. Joining Clariant in 1992, Mr. John has extensive experience in marketing and global sourcing, logistics and distribution. Mr. Schlecht has more than 33 years experience in specialty polymers.