Paris -- André Genton has joined Axson Group as chief operating officer, after 25 years in industrial management experience gained within prominent European and American Corporations,
Axson chief executive officer and president Charles Churet announced the appointment of the former Huntsman executive at the JEC 2012 show in Paris, 27 March.
Prior to his appointment at Axson, Genton worked at Huntsman from 2005 to 2012, becoming division president, Advanced Materials, after being vice president of Design & Composites Engineering.
He also worked formerly at Ciba-Geigy as vice president of Global Structural Composites.
Genton has worked in the US, France and Switzerland.