Sun Chemical appointed Rudi Lenz its CEO and president effective January, 2008. Koji Oe, president of Dainippon Ink and Chemicals of Japan, Sun Chemical’s parent company, made the announcement on behalf of the Sun Chemical board of directors. Mr. Lenz assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as senior vice president and CFO and Sun Chemical Board member since 2002. Mr. Lenz succeeds David Hill, who announced his retirement in late 2007. “Mr. Lenz assumes the CEO and president role at an important time for Sun Chemical, and I have every confidence that he will lead Sun to even greater success despite very challenging times in the industry globally,” Dr. Oe said.