DETROIT – Helmut Doyen moved from Germany to the U.S. a year ago with an ambitious corporate agenda. Doyen is the key account manager for Sika Automotive Group, which is part of Sika Finanz, the Swiss chemical conglomerate. In automotive, Sika specializes in sound-damping materials, structural-bonding agents and adhesives used primarily on the exterior of vehicle bodies. Sika, for instance, supplies the damping products for the new Chrysler Pacifica sports tourer. But in ...
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