Austria: Management Addition Borealis Appoints New Executive Board Member

Editor: Alexander Stark

Borealis announced the appointment of Lucrèce Foufopoulos to the Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology, effective January 1, 2019. In this capacity, she succeeds Alfred Stern, who previously held this position and was appointed Borealis CEO in July 2018.

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Lucréce Foufopoulos-De Ridder is to join the Borealis Executive Board as of 1 January 2019.
Lucréce Foufopoulos-De Ridder is to join the Borealis Executive Board as of 1 January 2019.
(Source: Borealis)

Vienna/Austria — Lucrèce Foufopoulos joins the company after a career of more than 20 years in the chemical and petrochemical industry. Most recently, she served Eastman Chemical as Vice President & General Manager of the Rubber Additives business unit, after joining the company in 2014 in the role of Corporate Vice President Marketing & Sales, leading a company-wide commercial transformation initiative. She is also a board member of Royal Vopak.

Prior to joining Eastman Chemical, Lucrèce Foufopoulos held a variety of positions at prime multinationals, including Dow Chemical, Rohm and Haas, Dow Corning and Tyco. Her responsibilities have included general / business (P&L) leadership, commercial, marketing & strategy leadership, as well as research & application development across a broad range of industries spanning transportation, healthcare, food & nutrition, electronics, construction, oil & gas and water treatment, in Belgium, France, Switzerland, China and the United States.

Lucrèce Foufopoulos holds a European Master’s degree in Polymer and Composites Engineering from the University of Leuven, a Master’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Ghent, both in Belgium, and executive business education from Insead in Paris, France and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. She is married and holds dual Belgian-Swiss citizenship.

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