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ZDHC hires five new board directors of the ZDHC Foundation
Aug '17
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme has announced the appointment of five new Board Directors of the ZDHC Foundation. The ZDHC programme is a collaboration of over 70 signatory brands, value chain affiliates, and associates advancing towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals in the textile and footwear value chain.

Joining the existing ZDHC Board of Directors are Adam Brennan, unit leader, sustainable chemicals management, C&A; Manuel Baigorri Soneiro, senior director, global sustainability value chain, Levi Strauss & Co.; Carmen Chan, senior corporate responsibility manager; Dr Wei-Wang Chen, general manager, Everlight Chemical; and Pascal Brun, head of sustainability, production, H&M.

With the five additional board members, the ZDHC Foundation expands the board to a total of 12 directors and also significantly extends Board representation in Asia with Manuel Baigorri Soneiro, Adam Brennan, Pascal Brun, Dr. Wei-Wang Chen, and Carmen Chan on the board.

Charles Dickinson, ZDHC board chair said, “We are developing fast, and the appointment of our new directors enables us to drive forward our strategic growth and continued global leadership on sustainable chemistry and safer chemical management. I’m honoured to welcome them and excited about working with this exceptional team”

Frank Michel, ZDHC executive director said, “I’m excited to welcome Adam, Manuel, Carmen, Wei-Wang, and Pascal as our new Board members. All individuals bring a wealth of expertise as well as experience and will be tremendous assets to ZDHC and our mission of safer chemical management.” (GK)

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