WESTCHESTER, ILL. — Martin Sonntag has been named senior vice-president of strategy and global business development at Ingredion Inc., effective Nov. 1. Mr. Sonntag will lead the development of Ingredion's global strategy, including the execution of strategic acquisitions and alliances to further drive global growth and deliver shareholder value. He joined Ingredion in 2014 as vice-president and general manager, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Prior to Ingredion, he was an executive investment partner and portfolio manager at ADCURAM Group AG, where he oversaw investment strategies for a broad industrial-business portfolio. He also held a variety of positions at Dow Chemical, where over his 24-year career he advanced to become general manager of DowWolff Cellulosics. Mr. Sonntag received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Hamburg University of Technology in Germany and is a graduate of the INSEAD Advanced Management Program.