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Clariant BoDs appoints Jürg Witmer as Chairman

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Apr '08
At its meeting, Clariant's Board of Directors elected Jürg Witmer as Chairman and Rudolf Wehrli as Vice-Chairman. Jürg Witmer replaces Roland Lösser, who decided not to stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at today's Annual General Meeting.

Rudolf Wehrli replaces Tony Reis, who is stepping down from the Board of Directors. Jürg Witmer (59, Swiss) has been a member of the Board of Directors since April 2007. From 1999 to 2005 he was CEO of Givaudan, and he is currently Chairman of its Board of Directors. He previously occupied various global management positions at Roche. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Syngenta.

Rudolf Wehrli (58, Swiss) was CEO of the Gurit-Heberlein Group from 2000 to 2006. He has held various managerial positions with the Silent Gliss Group, Credit Suisse and Mckinsey.

Clariant – Exactly your chemistry. Clariant is a global leader in the field of specialty chemicals. Strong business relationships, commitment to outstanding service and wide-ranging application know-how make Clariant a preferred partner for its customers. Clariant, which is represented on five continents with over 100 group companies, employs about 21,000 people.

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