Clariant announced the appointment of Hans Bohnen as the newest member of its Executive Committee. Hans Bohnen has been with the company for almost 10 years and is currently the company’s Head of Global Business Services.
Muttenz/Switzerland — Effective 12 October 2018, Hans Bohnen will be installed as a member of Clariant’s Executive Committee. He will assume responsibility for the Business Area Plastics & Coatings, Global Business Services, Group Information Technology, Digital4Clariant, and the regions Latin America and North America. Hans Bohnen is currently Head of Clariant Global Business Services, where he has built up the company’s internal shared service organization. Before that, he was the Senior Vice President and Head of Clariant Masterbatches. Prior to joining the speciality chemicals producer, he held several senior positions across Europe and North America for the SGL Group, Celanese and Hoechst AG, and worked in strategic management consultancy with Booz Allen Hamilton. Hans Bohnen studied Chemistry at the University of Duisburg-Essen, obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Tübingen and holds an MBA of the Aston Business School.
At the same time, Britta Fuenfstueck has decided to leave the company as of 31 October 2018 to become CEO of the Hartmann Group, a leading international supplier of medical and hygiene products based in Heidenheim, Germany.