CHARLOTTE, NC, June 1, 2017 (Press Release) -Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the retirement of Ken Golder, who serves as North America Region Head as well as president and chief executive officer of both Clariant Corporation and Clariant Canada Inc. He has been instrumental in implementing and leading Clariant's growth strategy in North America. Golder will retire June 30, having served 18 of his 35 years with Clariant as North America Region Head.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE and MIDLAND, MI , May 11, 2017 (Press Release) -DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company today announced the members of the Board of Directors for the proposed merger of equals transaction of the two companies.
As determined by the merger agreement, the DowDuPont Board will consist of 16 directors – eight current Dow directors and eight current DuPont directors, as follows:
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , April 25, 2017 (Press Release) -AkzoNobel strongly respects and greatly values its shareholders and regularly engages in an open and direct dialog with them to better understand and consider their perspectives.Read more
OULU, Finland, April 7, 2017 (Press Release) -The Board of Chempolis Oy has appointed M.Sc. Tomi Honkala as new CEO of Chempolis Oy. He will start in his new position on May 1, 2017. Honkala transfers to his new position from managerial sales position from Valmet Paper business line. Tomi has various experience in sales, business development and piloting new products in customer interface at Valmet and Metso in Finland and Asia.Read more
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Feb. 23, 2017 (Press Release) -Anup Kothari, currently Senior Vice President, Performance Chemicals North America, will become President of BASF’s Performance Chemicals division, effective April 1, 2017. He succeeds Dr. Christian Fischer, who has decided to leave the company.
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MEMPHIS, TN, Jan. 23, 2017 (Press Release) -Buckman today announced that Steven B. Buckman, President/CEO, will retire effective April 28, 2017. Steve has led the company’s nine global operating companies for more than 16 years. Junai Maharaj, currently Managing Director of Buckman Europe, Middle East and Africa, will become the CEO of Buckman effective April 28, 2017.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 24, 2016 (Press Release) -Kemira Oyj’s President and CEO Jari Rosendal has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland for one year.
The decision was made in the federation's autumn gathering on November 24, 2016 and the chairmanship starts at the beginning of 2017.
Timo Lappalainen, CEO, Orion Oyj; Kimmo Kedonpää, CEO of Pipelife Finland Oy and the chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers' Association of Finland who will be appointed later on, were chosen as vice-chairmen.Read more
STAMFORD, CT, Oct. 17, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited announced today that it has named Timothy C. Carlson as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Carlson, 51, will join Tronox on October 31, 2016. He will lead the company's global finance group, including treasury, financial planning, accounting, controller, risk management, compliance & audit, and investor relations.Read more