Kemira Oyj’s President and CEO Jari Rosendal has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland for one year, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
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.
Timo Lappalainen has acted as the chairman before Jari Rosendal.
Effective from 1 January 2022, Armand Ajdari will be joining Arkema as the Group’s Chief Technology Officer. He will report to Thierry Le Hénaff, Chairman and CEO, and will be a member of the Group management committee.
Ineos Styrolution confirmed its decision to invest into a pilot plant for advanced recycling of polystyrene. The site will be set up in collaboration with Recycling Technologies in Swindon, U.K. It is expected to be operational in the second half of 2022.
The Air Liquide’s Board reviewed the Group’s leadership succession plan and approved the principle of a new form of governance. In this context, when the Board meets at the close of the 2022 Shareholders General Meeting, it will be asked to renew Benoît Potier’s term of office as Chairman of the Board of Directors and to appoint François Jackow to succeed him as Chief Executive Officer with effect from June 1, 2022.