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
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -AkzoNobel has named Thierry F.J. Vanlancker as the future Executive Committee member responsible for Specialty Chemicals, effective February 1, 2017. He will succeed Werner Fuhrmann, who has decided to retire from the company next year, after 37 years of service.
Vanlancker, a Belgian national, was most recently President - Fluoroproducts for Chemours, the spin-off company of DuPont's chemical businesses formed in 2015. He joined DuPont in 1988 and has held a number of senior positions both in Europe and the US.Read more
COLOMBES, France, July 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Effective 1st September 2016, following Bernard Pinatel’s departure from the Group, Christophe André and Vincent Legros will be joining Arkema’s Executive Committee.
Responsibility for the High Performance Materials segment will be split into two:
Christophe André will be appointed Executive Vice President Technical Polymers and Performance Additives (filtration, organic peroxides and photocure resins activities). He will also be in charge of digital affairs within the Group.Read more
MONTREAL, June 7, 2016 (PRNewswire) -CN announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau will step down from his role leading CN at the end of June. Mongeau joined CN 22 years ago, was CN's Chief Financial Officer for 11 years, and its Chief Executive Officer for the last six and a half years. He has been one of the key architects of CN's remarkable business transformation from the early days towards the company's Initial Public Offering in 1995, to its successful expansion as a leading North American railway today.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, May 17, 2016 (Press Release) -Buckman, global manufacturer of specialty chemicals, announced the promotion of Brad Walden as Vice President, Global Supply Chain. He will have the primary responsibility of establishing the policies and strategies for the company’s global supply chain.
“Brad has been a key part of our ability to leverage efficiencies in purchasing, inventory planning and distribution while carefully selecting the best suppliers locally and globally and fostering strong supplier relationships,” said Steve Buckman, CEO of Buckman.Read more
ATLANTA, GA, March 29, 2016 (Press Release) -TAPPI is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Paper and Board Division Technical Award and Leadership and Service Award.
The Paper & Board Division Technical Award and Harris O. Ware Prize recipient is Dr. Marko Kolari of Kemira. The award recognizes Dr. Kolari’s outstanding contributions toward advancing the industry's technology.Read more