Gurit (Zurich, Switzerland) says it has appointed Mitja Schulz as CEO and member of the executive committee. The advanced composite materials producer has been in the process of recruiting the successor to its current CEO, Rudolf Hadorn, since April, it says.
The exact date when Schulz will take up his position at Gurit will be announced at a later stage, the company says.
Schulz was senior vice president and CEO of ZF Wind Power Antwerpen NV, part of ZF Friedrichshafen (Friedrichshafen, Germany) prior to joining Gurit, it says. He had previously held “a number of senior management positions within ZF Friedrichshafen and Porsche where he successfully executed major business transformation and growth programs,” it adds.
By: Sotirios Frantzanas
Source: Chemical Week
International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) has entered exclusive negotiations with Nippon Soda and made what it said is a “firm and binding offer” to acquire the Japanese group’s offshoot Métaux Spéciaux (MSSA), a sodium metal specialist.
Aligning with the SC’s key initiatives on responsible plastic recycling, Coca‑Cola Middle East’s pilot of 100% rPET bottles marks the first time the packaging will be in circulation at a FIFA World Cup tournament and serves as Coca‑Cola’s debut in locally producing the bottles in the region.
Through the transaction, Neste is acquiring a leading UCO collection and recycling business on the US West Coast, covering the collection, logistics and storage of UCO in California, Oregon and Washington. Together with the previous acquisitions (…) the transaction continues to enhance Neste’s global raw materials sourcing platform.