Dow Corning Corp. announced Yujie (Jessica) Ding has been named the company’s North American regional marketer for coatings and construction chemicals.

She comes from Chemtura Corp., where she worked in commercial and marketing roles in the industrial performance products and urethanes divisions.

In her new role, Ding is responsible for “deepening Dow Corning’s market understanding in the coatings and construction chemicals markets and for developing and implementing tactical marketing plans,” according to a release. She is based at the company’s Midland, Mich., headquarters.

“I enjoy working in the specialty chemical industry, and Dow Corning is one of the most innovative companies in the field,” says Ding.

She holds a Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Nanjing (China) University.