Archroma: CEO transition

CEO transition

Heike van de Kerkhof (Source: Archroma)
Heike van de Kerkhof (Source: Archroma)

The transition plan for the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has been announced by Archroma. Heike van de Kerkhof, CEO of the company since January 2020, will step down effective April 30, 2023, to focus on other career opportunities. Mark Garrett, will assume the role of interim CEO. The Board of Directors of Archroma Management GmbH, Pratteln/Switzerland, has initiated a comprehensive search process for installing a permanent CEO and has retained a leading executive search firm to evaluate both internal and external candidates.
In her role as CEO van de Kerkhof advanced the company’s sustainability, innovation, and customer-focused business model, while also successfully closing the transformational acquisition of Huntsman’s Textile Effects business.
Interim CEO Garrett is a seasoned executive who brings substantial industry experience which encompasses directly relevant knowledge of Archroma’s product portfolio and end markets. He has served in the capacity of Chairman and CEO and in senior executive leadership roles with companies such as OMV/Borealis, Marquard & Bahls, Ciba Specialty Chemicals and DuPont.

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