Waterford, New York – Momentive Performance Materials has appointed Sam Conzone as its new president and CEO, effective 1 April.
Conzone took over the position from retiring president and CEO Jack Boss, said Momentive in a 6 April statement.
He joined Momentive in 2008 and has held several positions in corporate strategy, business leadership, and technology.
Most recently, Conzone served as chief operating officer, where he was instrumental in the sale of Momentive to a Korean-based investor group including SJL Partners and KCC Corporation.
“Momentive is in position to play an even more significant role in global silicones supply, working with customers on their unique needs,” said Steve Lim, chairman of the Momentive board of directors.
The US chemicals company will also focus its resources on the “speciality side of the business” to achieve long-term success,” Lim added.
In addition to Conzone, Momentive also name Amy Bianchi as SVP & chief human resources officer, replacing Susan Walden who retired.
Recently named to the 40 Under 40 list in the New York Capital Area, Bianchi joined Momentive in 2011 and has held various roles, in human resource operations.