Richard Montani has been named president and CEO of Sika Corporation. The appointment will be effective January 1.

Montani has been with the adhesives company for 29 years. A statement said he has worked in the company’s marketing, sales, business management, strategic planning, and mergers & acquisitions departments. He has been an executive vice president with the company since 2013 and has seen five acquisitions in the past three years. He is based at Sika headquarters in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.