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NOVA Chemicals Names Sarah Marshall as New Director of Sustainability

September 6, 2019
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada (August 26, 2019) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”), a leading supplier of polyethylene in the Americas, is pleased to announce that Sarah Marshall has been appointed to a newly-created role of Director of Sustainability. Marshall will be responsible for leading cross-functional efforts to achieve NOVA Chemicals’ long-term vision for Sustainability.

A strong advocate for a plastics circular economy, she will work with supply chain partners, customers, government officials, industry associations and others to help create innovative solutions for plastics recycling and recovery.

“Sarah demonstrates the passion and experience to build on our foundation and drive our Sustainability efforts forward to help us to shape a world that is better tomorrow than it is today,” said Todd Karran, President and CEO, NOVA Chemicals.

Marshall will oversee NOVA Chemicals’ portfolio of corporate investments supporting collaboration and promoting ocean health and serve on industry association boards and committees, a role she is well positioned for given her former tenure as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association. She has more than 20 years of research and development experience within the petrochemicals industry, previously leading teams of scientists, engineers and technologists at NOVA Chemicals’ Centre for Applied Research and Centre for Performance Applications. Marshall has experience developing polyethylene products and applications to meet customers’ evolving needs as well as scaling catalyst and process technology advances to deliver desired products. In the last few years, NOVA Chemicals has cultivated a portfolio of recyclable film structure designs for packaging applications, including a recyclable stand up pouch film structure which can be used in food packaging traditionally made with non-recyclable, mixed-material structures.

“I am very excited to lead NOVA Chemicals’ Sustainability Team during this critical juncture for our industry as we work to advance the important role of plastic for society and, at the same time, strive to create a world free of plastic waste,” said Marshall. “I look forward to collaborating throughout the value chain to capitalize on the environmental benefits of plastic materials while finding science-based solutions to address post-use challenges.”

By: Globe Newswire

Source: Markets Insider

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