Hariolf Kottmann, Chairman of Clariant’s Board of Directors, said: “I am very honored by the support of all our shareholders for my election. I look forward to this new role and the cooperation with the other board members as well as Ernesto Occhiello as CEO in continuing Clariant’s long-term vision of becoming one of the world’s leading companies for specialty chemicals.”
“It has been an honor for me to have served Clariant over all these years and I am happy to hand over this responsibility with the company in good shape and entering a new stage in its development”, stated Rudolf Wehrli, former Chairman of Clariant’s Board of Directors.
Ernesto Occhiello, Clariant’s new CEO, said: “From today on, I am a proud employee of Clariant and, together with my colleagues, I will do everything to make Clariant a world leader in high value specialty chemicals.”
LANXESS enters battery chemistry business electrolyte production for lithium-ion batteries in Leverkusen Germany
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Cologne, March 30, 2021 – A smartphone that sets new standards for lightness, slim design and sustainability is making its debut on the market this March: the Carbon 1 MK II from Berlin-based start-up Carbon Mobile. “Designed and engineered in Germany, the Carbon 1 MK II reignites miniaturization and drives sustainability in connected devices by replacing plastics and aluminum with advanced composite materials for the first time”, says Firas Khalifeh, CEO of Carbon Mobile. The base material for Read More