Mark Bass is the new Regional President of Birla Carbon for North America
Mark Bass has been appointed as President, North America Region, Birla Carbon effective September 1, 2017. Bass assumes the role previously held by John Loudermilk, the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), Birla Carbon. In his new role, he will have full P&L responsibility for North America and will join the company’s Senior Management Team reporting to Loudermilk.
“Mark will be a great addition to our leadership team and brings a wealth of executive experience in carbon black, as well as, other chemicals and specialty materials. His clear focus on the needs of the customer along with a broad perspective will take the North American region to the next level of performance,” said Loudermilk, COO, Birla Carbon. “
Bass joined Birla Carbon in 2010 as the Director of Sales for North America. In 2013, he assumed his current role as Global Sales Head, Specialty Blacks and relocated to Bangkok, Thailand before returning to the United States in 2016. He has over 23 years of industry experience in business management, sales, manufacturing and technical service serving in leadership roles for Solutia Inc., NuQuest Inc., and Peach State Hardware. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Master’s Degree in Business Administration.