Celanese is a global chemicals company focusing mainly on basic, intermediate and specialty chemicals, emulsions, acetate products, technical polymers and food ingredients.
Acetyl Intermediates division is its largest segment with a product range consisting of basic chemicals such as acetic acid and vinyl acetate, performance chemicals such as polyvinyl alcohol and emulsions, and specialty chemicals. Ticona offers technical polymers and services for customers in the automotive, electronics, telecommunications and medical industries.
Celanese is also one of the world's largest producers of acetate tow. The food ingredients business Nutrinova produces the high intensity sweetener Sunett (acesulfame K), the preservatives Nutrinova sorbates, and health-promoting food ingredients.
Celanese has taken major strategic measures to enhance the value of its businesses, invest in new production capacity in growth areas, reduce costs and increase productivity.
Celanese generated sales of around $6bn in 2010 and has about 7,250 employees.
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Chairman and CEO: David Weidman
Chief operating officer: Douglas Madden
Member: David Hoffmeister
Member: Martin McGuinnMember: Paul O'Neill Member: Daniel Sanders
Member: Mark Rohr
Member: Farah Walters
Member: John Wulff
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Celanese is a global chemicals company focusing mainly on basic, intermediate and specialty chemicals, emulsions, acetate products, technical polymers and food ingredients. The Celanese portfolio consists of four main businesses: Chemical Products, Acetate Products, Technical Polymers Ticona and Performance Products.
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Celanese has taken major strategic measures to enhance the value of its businesses, invest in new production capacity in growth areas, reduce costs and increase productivity. (Edited from: Management Report - Annual Report). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form.
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