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Arkema adds new member in Executive Committee
Jan '08
Pierre CHANOINE will be appointed, on February 1st, member of Arkema's Executive Committee, succeeding Philippe GOEBEL.
Pierre CHANOINE will remain in charge of the Fluorochemicals Business Unit and will supervise the Technical Polymers and Specialty Chemicals (CECA) Business Units.

The Functional Additives Business Unit will be supervised by Marc SCHULLER. The Corporate R&D Division will report directly to Thierry LE HENAFF.

Pierre CHANOINE, 58 years old, is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Reims and also holds an MBA from Sherbrooke University (Canada).

He started his career in 1974 at Elf Aquitaine. After holding a number of financial positions he joined Texas Gulf in the US in 1989, in charge of commercial development.

From 1991 to 2001 he was in charge of Corporate Planning and Strategy and took over the Chlorine/ Caustic Soda business at Elf Atochem.

After holding a position in Spain, in 2002 he became Group President in charge of the Urea Formaldehyde Resins Business.
Since 2004, Pierre Chanoine had been Group President of Arkema's Fluorochemicals Business Unit.

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