Azelis announced that Al Pearce has joined Azelis in Americas on Jan. 2, 2018 in the role of Group Principal Manager (GPM), reporting to Frank Bergonzi, Azelis CEO and President, Americas.
As Group Principal Manager, Al will interface domestically and globally with strategic suppliers and coordinate activities internally with Azelis colleagues from EMEA and APAC.
Frank Bergonzi states, “This is a milestone for Azelis and Al is a great addition to our team. This newly created position adds a key component to our business model. We are fortunate to have Al join us, as he brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge in specialty chemicals”.
Al earned a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry-Biology from West Chester University and MBA-Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He and his wife Sue, are parents to 3 young children. They reside in Bucks County, PA.
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Ineos Enterprises has announced the acquisition of Eramet Titanium & Iron (ETI) from Eramet for €230 million ($245 million). The deal was completed on Sept. 21 and takes immediate effect, following the satisfaction of regulatory approvals.
Arxada has appointed Sanjeev Rastogi as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. He succeeds Marc Doyle who led Arxada since its foundation and will join the company’s board of directors as a non-executive member.