VENIO, The Netherlands - Anderol, a global industrial and food-grade synthetic lubricants producer and distributor, has appointed Maurice Sonntag as global sales manager.

Sonntag will be responsible for the development of the company’s sales strategy for its global network of expert lubricant distributors, as well as the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market in Europe.

Sonntag has a proven track record in sales having worked for various multinational organisations in the chemical and food sector. Prior to joining Anderol, he spent three years at Synerlogic and has a Master's degree in Sales and Accountancy.

Tom Kleinschmidt, business director at Anderol, said: “Maurice’s appointment is part of the continued investment in the company’s development. His skills and wealth of experience make him the ideal candidate to support and grow our distributor network and drive our continued strategy of growth in the OEM market.”

Owned by specialty chemicals company Lanxess, Anderol is a global producer and distributor of synthetic specialty lubricants. Headquartered in Venlo, in the Netherlands, Anderol has a global network of distributors spanning Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.