Arkema Chemicals

Company Information from ICIS

Arkema is a global industrial and speciality chemical company made up of three business segments; Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals and Performance Products.

The vinyl products unit includes chlorine/soda and PVC, vinyl compounds and pipes and profiles (Alphacan). Industrial chemicals business is involved in acrylics, polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), thiochemicals, fluorochemicals and hydrogen peroxide. Performance products unit is involved in technical polymers, additives, speciality chemicals (Ceca), and organic peroxides.

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Key Personnel

Chairman and CEO: Thierry Le Henaff
Chief financial officer: Thierry Lemonnier
Managing director (thiochemicals business unit): Philippe Chartres
Executive vice president (vinyl products): Otto Takken
Executive vice president (industrial chemicals): Marc Schuller
Executive vice president (performance products): Pierre Chanoine
Executive vice president (HR & communications): Michel Delaborde
Executive vice president (industrial products): Alain Devic
Executive vice president (strategy): Bernard Boyer
Vice president (raw materials purchasing): Jean-Francois Chesneau


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