Manning will also assume the role of president and chief operating officer
Sensient Technologies Corporation has extended the employment contract of Kenneth P. Manning as chairman and chief executive officer until 31 December 2013. Prior to this extension, his employment agreement with the company had called for him to serve in these roles until 1 January 2013.
Manning's employment agreement also expresses a mutual intention that following the term of his employment he will continue to serve as chairman of the board until 31 December 2015.
Sensient Technologies has also announced that Manning will be assuming the title of president and the duties of chief operating officer previously assigned to Douglas S. Pepper, who has been offered another position at the company.