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Nouryon announces the appointment of Philip Clark as Chief Technology Officer

5 Dec 2022 - News

Nouryon today announced the appointment of Philip Clark as the company’s new Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.

Clark is responsible for the company’s global technology and innovation strategies in alignment with the company’s sustainability and growth targets. He also serves as the business leader that builds research capabilities in support of the company’s strategic direction.

“Philip will be an outstanding addition to our leadership team,” said Charlie Shaver, Nouryon Chairman and CEO. “He brings impressive executive experience with a strong international and innovation track record. His customer-focused passion for innovation across markets and applications will be instrumental in delivering on our ambitious growth plans. We look forward to his contributions.”

Clark joins Nouryon from 3M, where he was the Vice President and Technical Director for the 3M Automotive and Aerospace Solutions Division. He has more than 20 years of experience in technology development and product commercialization with a focus on product development, process technology and new product introduction portfolio management. Through his career, he has lived and worked in South Korea, in addition to the US.

Clark serves as a member of the Conference Board’s Innovation and Digital Transformation Institute and the Product and Services Leadership Council.

He has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University as well as a B.S. in both Chemistry and Biology from Bates College where he was a Dana Apprentice Chemical Fellow.

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About Nouryon

Nouryon is 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 approximately 8,200 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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