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Sun Chemical names Myron Petruch as president and CEO

Petruch assumes leadership of Parsippany, N.J.-based Sun Chemical after serving as president of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and general manager of the Pigments Products Division since 2008.


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October 1, 2018 by Canadian Plastics

Myron Petruch.

Polymer and compounds maker Sun Chemical Corp. has appointed Myron Petruch as its president and CEO, effective January 1, 2019.

Petruch assumes leadership of Parsippany, N.J.-based Sun Chemical after serving as president of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and general manager of the Pigments Products Division since 2008. He succeeds Rudi Lenz who will transition to the new role of vice chairman of the Board at Sun Chemical.

“Myron’s background and track record of success make him the outstanding individual for this very important position at Sun Chemical,” said Masayuki Saito, Chairman of the Board, Sun Chemical.

In 2017, Petruch was named an executive officer of DIC Corporation, Sun Chemical’s parent company. He previously has been recognized with the “Man of the Year” award by the Metro New York Printing Ink Association and the Coatings Industry Achievement Award from the American Coatings Association in 2014.

A subsidiary of Netherlands-based Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., Sun Chemical produces printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than US$7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees.