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Germany’s BASF appoints new chairman of BOD & CFO

21st Oct 2022

The supervisory board of BASF SE has extended the appointment of Martin Brudermuller as BASF’s chairman of the board of executive directors until the end of the 2024 annual shareholders’ meeting. The board has also appointed Dirk Elvermann as the new chief financial officer and chief digital officer. BASF SE is a German multinational chemical company.

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US’ P&G elect Rajesh Subramaniam to board of directors

14th Oct 2022

US’ consumer goods company, Procter & Gamble company (P&G), has announced that Rajesh Subramaniam, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation, has been elected to its board of directors at its 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. P&G shareholders elected all 11 P&G director nominees, including Subramaniam and ten incumbent directors.

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US’ H.B. Fuller appoints Celeste Mastin as president & CEO

30th Sep 2022

H.B. Fuller Company has announced that Celeste Mastin, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will succeed Jim Owens as H.B. Fuller’s president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective from December 4, 2022. Upon assuming the role, Mastin will also join the company's board of directors, replacing Owens, who will be retiring.

Matt O’Sickey, Director of Education & Technical Affairs. Pic: INDA
US’ INDA names Matt O’Sickey director of education & technical affairs

13th Sep 2022

North Carolina-based INDA has announced the appointment of Matt O’Sickey, PhD, as its new director of education and technical affairs. An accomplished market development, technology and product management executive, O’Sickey has more than 20 years of experience with Tredegar Film Products in the absorbent hygiene, food and medical sectors.

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Fr8Tech expands relationship with Kimberly Clark de Mexico

12th Sep 2022

Freight Technologies (Fr8Tech), a technology-company, offering a real-time portal for B2B cross-border shipping and domestic shipping within the United States-Mexico-Canada (NAFTA) region, has expanded its relationship with Kimberly Clark de Mexico, to include the Fr8App platform for cross-border logistics for shipments from Mexico to the United States.

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Don Lewis decides to leave Swedish company Essity

9th Sep 2022

Don Lewis, president professional hygiene and member of Essity’s executive management team, has decided to leave Essity, a global hygiene and health company, with its headquarters in Sweden. Lewis has joined the company in 2002 and has held various leadership positions in Essity’s professional and consumer businesses North America and Latin America.

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French firm Carbios appoints Pascal Bricout as CFO

2nd Sep 2022

Carbios, a pioneer in the development of enzymatic solutions dedicated to the end-of-life of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the appointment of Pascal Bricout as chief strategy and financial officer and a member of the company’s executive committee. Bricout will oversee the management and organisation of Carbios’ finance division.

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PET Baltija to buy Czech fibre producer in record-breaking investment

1st Sep 2022

PET Baltija, which is one of the largest PolyEthylene Terephthalate (PET) recyclers in Northern Europe, has announced an agreement to acquire a leading Czech fibre producer Tesil Fibres s.r.o, a spin-off of SILON s.r.o. Once closed, this transaction will become one of the largest investments by a Latvian company in the Czech Republic to date.

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Covestro gets ISCC PLUS certification for production site in Thailand

31st Aug 2022

The Map Ta Phut site of Covestro in Thailand recently received ISCC PLUS certification, an internationally recognised system for biomass and bioenergy sustainability certification. In addition to Map Ta Phut, Covestro's sites in Shanghai, Changhua, Leverkusen, Dormagen, Krefeld-Uerdingen, Antwerp and Filago have already been certified to the standard.

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