Kemira announces change in R&D and Technology management

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Kemira announces change in R&D and Technology management

October 14, 2010 - 01:13
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HELSINKI, Oct. 14, 2010 (Press Release) -Kemira Oyj's Executive Vice President of R&D and Technology Johan Grön will leave the company and take up the position as the Chief Technology Officer of the Fluid and Motion Control group at the ITT Corporation in New York, US. ITT Corporation is a global US based high-technology engineering and manufacturing company with revenue of approximately USD 11 billion and a staff of around 40,000 people.

Johan Grön will continue his work at Kemira until the successor has been appointed or latest until February 2011. Johan Grön has worked as the EVP of R&D and Technology since 2008. Before that he was the Vice President of R&D in Kemira's Paper segment in 2005-2008.

"I want to thank Johan for the excellent co-operation and his work for developing Kemira's R&D function. Johan has had a very important role in making Kemira into one of the leading water chemistry companies and building the Center of Water Efficiency Excellence together with VTT. On behalf of Kemira I would like to wish Johan great success in his new position ", says Kemira's President and CEO Harri Kerminen.