Company Information from ICIS

Clariant is a global speciality chemicals company that also manufactures intermediates and active ingredients for the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries. The company has four divisions: Textile, Leather and Paper Chemicals; Pigments and Additives; Masterbatches; and Functional Chemicals.

Clariant intends to expand its presence in growing markets such as China and India. Its strategy is to strengthen its fast-growing, service driven businesses through acquisitions that supplement its portfolio.

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Key Personnel

Director: Peter Isler
Director: Klaus Jenny
Director: Carlo Soave
Director: Dominik Koechlin
Director: Hariolf Kottmann
Director: Dieter Seebach
Director: Peter Brandenberg

Chairman: Jurg Witmer
Chief executive officer: Hariolf Kottmann
Chief financial officer: Patrick Jany
Head (group legal): Andres Walde
Head (functional chemicals and life science chemical): Siegfried Fischer
Head (masterbatches): Domnick von Bertrab
Head (pigments and additives): Okke Koo
Head (textile, leather and paper chemicals divisons): Peter Brandenberg
Head (group operational excellence): Renaud Spitz
Country president (France): Arnaud Frete
Regional president (Europe): Hans Schmidt
President (Germany): Henri Schloemer


Clariant SE, Frankfurt am Main, Branch Muttenz

Rothausstrasse 61
4132 Muttenz 1

Tel: +41 61 469  51 11
Fax: +41 61 469 59 01


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