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Mr Andy Piers joins Clariant International
27
Aug '08
Andy Piers, a British and Zambian citizen holds a PhD in Chemistry and Engineering from the University of Dundee, Scotland. He worked at inorganic chemical producer Brunner Mond & Co Ltd, a division of ICI, and Union Camp Corporation that became part of Arizona Chemical, a subsidiary of International Paper, in 1999.

He held several important management positions in R&D as well as commercial operations functions. Andy Piers joins Clariant from Englefield Capital, a private equity firm, where he was working as an independent advisor.

Clariant CEO Jan Secher commented: “Innovation is a critical success factor for Clariant. Andy brings with him both a solid base in science as well as experience in running chemical businesses on a global scale with an excellent track record.

He will support Clariant to further implement its strategy to focus on market driven innovation, including the reduction of time to market. He will also exploit the potential for constantly increasing the productivity.”

Clariant International Ltd


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