To better serve our customers

Our organization model allows our businesses, operations and functions to focus on what they do best – making our company leaner, quicker, and more sustainable – resulting in better service for our customers. Learn more about our strategy here.

Our leadership team consists of our CEO Charlie Shaver and CFO Renier Vree as well as leaders with business, operations or functional responsibility.

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Growing our leading position in specialty chemicals

“We have built a strategy to grow our leading position in specialty chemicals and exceed our customers’ expectations by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions that answer society’s needs – today and in the future.”

– Charlie Shaver, Chairman and CEO.

Our strategy

We are a global specialty chemicals leader.

Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products, such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox and Berol.