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Elementis Announce Appointment of CEO David Dutro to the Board

Published on 2007-01-25. Author : SpecialChem

Elementis plc is pleased to announce the appointment of David Dutro to the Board as Group Chief Executive with effect from 17 January 2007.

Mr Dutro is currently President and Chief Operating Officer, Elementis Worldwide, a position he has held since October 2005. Before that he was President of Elementis Pigments having joined Elementis in that role in November 1998. In his previous career Mr Dutro was Vice President, General Manager of Universal Foods' Dairy and Food Ingredient businesses (now Sensient Technologies Corp), and also spent time with ICI in their colours, polymer additives and surfactants businesses.

Aged 51, Mr Dutro was born and educated in the USA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

Commenting on the appointment, Bob Beeston, Chairman said "David has played a key role in the Group's recent reorganisation and significant improvement in performance. I am confident that Elementis will continue to benefit from his leadership going forward".

Source: Elementis

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