Media Release

Nouryon announces the appointment of Melanie Steiner to Board of Directors

25 Oct 2021 - News

Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, announced the appointment of Melanie Steiner to the company’s Board of Directors, effective October 25, 2021. She will serve as a member of the Board’s Corporate Responsibility Committee.

“We are pleased to welcome Melanie to the Nouryon Board of Directors,” said Charlie Shaver, Chairman and CEO of Nouryon. “Melanie’s strong strategic and operational experience and her expertise in ESG will be very valuable to Nouryon’s growth trajectory which is closely aligned with a sustainable future. We look forward to her contributions.” 

Ms. Steiner is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Inspirion Group, a consultancy that helps organizations manage disruptive risk and accelerate strategic transformation, with deep domain expertise in all elements of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). She has 30 years of experience with companies including PVH Corp., the retail company that owns brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Warner’s. At PVH Corp., she was the Global Chief Risk Officer and managed various strategic functions including ESG, cybersecurity, internal audit, enterprise risk management and crisis management. Prior to her role at PVH Corp., she worked as a management consultant at EY Canada where she founded and built the climate change and sustainability practice. Ms. Steiner started her career as a litigator as well as an international policy advisor.

She currently serves as a board member at US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) and Trillium Health Partners.

Ms. Steiner’s appointment to the Nouryon Board as an independent Director follows that of Julie Aslaksen and Curtis Espeland earlier this year, and Noelle Walsh in January 2020. The Nouryon Board of Directors is now comprised of 11 members, with strongly complementing backgrounds and experiences, including Mr. Shaver and representatives of the Company’s investment firm owners, The Carlyle Group.

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A global specialty chemicals leader.

Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of more than 7,900 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands. 

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