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Cabot Corporation announces changes to executive leadership team

  10/10/2019 - Boston, MA - Cabot Corporation announced changes to its executive leadership team designed to streamline its organizational structure and support its long-term growth strategy. The following organizational changes will be effective immediately. Jeff Zhu, senior vice president and president, Asia Pacific Region will assume responsibilities for leading the specialty carbons, fumed metal oxides, and aerogel product lines, as president, Performance Additives in addition to his current role as leader of the Asia Pacific Region. Zhu joined Cabot in 2012 and brings a comprehensive global and regional perspective, combined with decades of experience leading businesses in the chemicals industry. Zhu also serves as the chairman of the board of the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM), an industry association that operates in China. “Jeff is a highly-regarded executive with years of chemical industry and leadership experience. He has demonstrated his deep insights in strategic direction, leadership in driving business performance, and execution skills in responding to a changing environment,” said Sean Keohane, president and Chief Executive Officer. “He has played an integral role in executing our ‘Advancing the Core’ strategy through expansion efforts in both our fumed silica and specialty carbons businesses in Asia Pacific. His familiarity with these businesses makes him a natural fit to lead the Performance Additives business segment and will allow him to seamlessly take on these new responsibilities.” In addition, Jay Doubman will step down from his role as senior vice president and president of the Performance Additives segment to pursue other opportunities. Doubman joined Cabot in 2006 and has held a variety of leadership positions throughout his tenure, including senior vice president of Corporate Strategy and Development and president of the Specialty Fluids segment. Doubman will remain with the company through November 15, 2019 to provide transition support. “Jay has been a valued member of our management team and has made numerous contributions to our business success throughout the years. I would like to thank him for his leadership and dedication to Cabot and we wish him the best in his future endeavors,” said Keohane.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Struktol's additives and technical solutions showcased on redesigned website - click to expand

CPI announces two distinguished leadership award winners - click to expand

Solvay’s Veradel PESU line in India comes on-stream - click to expand

Michigan Rubber Group announces November technical meeting - click to expand

Book of the Day - Resistance and Stability of Polymers - click to expand

CPI survey reveals strength of polyurethanes across U.S., Canada and Mexico - click to expand

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Center for the Polyurethanes Industry announces winner of the 2019 Polyurethane Award - click to expand

Lanxess introduces a vulcanization accelerator for all types of rubber - click to expand

ARPM unveils training module: Job Setup and Production Flow - click to expand

Dow expands Nordel EPDM portfolio - click to expand

Global agricultural tire market forecast at $7.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Wacker presents liquid and solid silicone rubber grades with enhanced product and processing properties - click to expand

Goodyear declares quarterly dividend - click to expand

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Michelin introduces Endurance XT Silicone Beam wiper blade - click to expand

Adhesives and sealants market forecast to reach $73.8 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Huber Engineered Materials nearly completes Martinswerk expansion - click to expand

K Show 2019 opens today in Dusseldorf - click to expand

Gerlach opens office in Albuquerque, NM, to better serve North American market - click to expand

Arlanxeo illustrates the future of mobility solutions at K2019 - click to expand

Hexpol TPE launches circular TPEs at K2019 - click to expand

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Michelin announces sport touring tire line-up for motorcycles and scooters - click to expand

Global automotive mold market expected to grow at a CAGR of over 7 percent through 2024 - click to expand

Orion Engineered Carbons appoints Lorin Crenshaw chief financial officer of the Orion group - click to expand

Collaboration brings new colors to Dow’s 3D-printable liquid silicone rubber - click to expand

Mid Atlantic Rubber and Plastics Group holds educational symposium in November - click to expand

Braskem's Delta PP plant remains on target for completion by first quarter of 2020 - click to expand

Monday, October 14, 2019

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. to promote Michael Graber to VP of Sales - click to expand

The Philadelphia Eagles and Braskem announce results from 2018-2019 STEM Scholars Program - click to expand

Michelin recognized by EPA with 2019 SmartWay award - click to expand

Cabot Corporation receives fourth consecutive gold-level rating from EcoVadis - click to expand

Dunlop SP Sport Maxx run-flat tire chosen as factory standard for Lexus LS - click to expand

Yokohama Tire launches two new premium winter tires - click to expand

Market Reports

CPI survey reveals strength of polyurethanes across U.S., Canada and Mexico - click to expand

Global agricultural tire market forecast at $7.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Adhesives & sealants market forecast to reach $73.8 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global automotive mold market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 7% through 2024 - click to expand

Silicone surfactants market forecast to reach $2.5 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global silicone elastomers market forecast with a CAGR of 6.2% through 2024 - click to expand

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