BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Solvay SA has appointed Carmelo Lo Faro as president of the composite materials global business unit, succeeding Bill Wood who will retire following the successful integration of Cytec Industries. Carmelo Lo Faro will take on his new position on April 1.
Carmelo Lo Faro brings almost 20 years of experience with the composite materials business. His experience spans research and innovation, strategy, business development as well as management in both the aerospace and the industrial business segments.
Carmelo joined Solvay following the acquisition of Cytec in December 2015, leading the industrial business line and strategy and business development at composite materials. He was chief technology officer and a member of the executive leadership team of Cytec.