Enzymes maker Novozymes said on Wednesday it had appointed Ester Baiget from Dow as the firm looks to boost its sales growth on the back of several profit warnings.
Baiget is currently business president of Dow’s Industrial Solutions business unit and will take over the reins at the Danish firm from February 2020.
Novozymes, which has repeatedly cut it 2019 sales outlook, said earlier this month that current CEO Peder Holk Nielsen would step down as it was time to “bring in new leadership”.
By Andreas Mortensen
Johnson Matthey is expanding its fuel cell operations into China with a £7.5-million facility to manufacture critical components for customers in the region.
Having invested around EUR 25 million in the construction of this 80,000-m3 facility, Borealis can now source and store naphtha for its Porvoo operations from the global market in a more flexible, cost-efficient, and secure way.
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Japan’s largest chemical maker, has named Jean-Marc Gilson, CEO of plant-ingredients maker Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France), as its next CEO, effective 1 April 2021.