DuPont appoints new EMEA Director for Packaging and Industrial Polymers

9-Jan-2015

Palmen appointed Director for DuPont's Packaging and Industrial Polymers business, EMEA

Raymond Palmen has been appointed Director for DuPont's Packaging and Industrial Polymers business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. He takes over from Thomas Oury, who is moving on to DuPont Performance Polymers, as Regional Director EMEA.

Palmen is described as a strategic growth leader who has gathered a wealth of experience within a number of divisions within DuPont since 1988, most recently as the Director of Sourcing and Logistics EMEA for DuPont de Nemours International. He has also worked as EMEA Director for a number of divisions within the company, such as Chemicals, Fluoroproducts (Teflon), Textiles and Interiors, and Corporate Planning. Previous to that, he worked for ten years in various roles within the Lycra Division.

Palmen commented: “I am delighted to be joining the Packaging and Industrial Polymers division at such an exciting time. I look forward to working with a talented and dedicated team and continuing to deliver first-class results. There is huge potential for dynamic growth across the region in a variety of segments including food and cosmetic packaging, consumer goods and industrial applications.”

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