Effective June 1, 2021, Tommi Bjornman is the new CEO of the nonwovens manufacturer Avgol, a subsidiary of Indorama Ventures Public Company Ltd. (IVL), Bangkok/Thailand. He is replacing Shachar Rachim who will focus on his broader role as CEO of IVL’s Hygiene vertical in its Fibers segment.
Bjornman continues to report to Rachim who retains his role as an Avgol Board member. The Hygiene business is one of 16 integrated verticals under Indorama Ventures, and comprises brands including Avgol, Auriga, FiberVisions, ES FiberVisions, Trevira and Wellman. The Hygiene vertical provides fibers and filaments used in hygiene, medical, personal protective equipment (PPE) and industrial disposable applications as well as durable textile applications used for automotive interiors, furnishings, wall and window coverings and related goods.