MUTTENZ, Switzerland, July 13, 2015 (Press Release) -Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced that Dominik Koechlin, non-executive member of the Board of Directors, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Koechlin, who had a PhD in law, had joined the Board of Directors of Clariant in 2008. He was president of the compensation committee and member of the audit committee.
"All members of the Clariant Board of Directors as well as the Executive Committee, the employees and executives of Clariant, are deeply shocked to hear about Dominik Koechlin's death", said Rudolf Wehrli, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Clariant. "We mourn the loss of an adorable colleague and a passionate entrepreneur that Clariant has a lot to thank for."