Arkema announces management changes

French speciality chemicals producer Arkema has announced a number of changes to its management structure. Rich Rowe, currently md, functional additives has been appointed md of the fluorochemicals business division. He will be succeeded by Manny Katz who takes over stewardship of the functional additives business.

Elsewhere current md of speciality chemicals (CECA), Christophe Villain, is to become md of Arkema’s PMMA business unit, Altuglas International Marc-Antoine Mallet will take over as md of CECA.

Finally, Michelle Williams has been appointed md of Arkema’s hydrogen peroxide business. Williams joins Arkema from Dow Chemicals where she was md of its advanced materials division.

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