Perstorp, Sweden - Speciality chemical producer Perstorp Holding AB that Perstorp president and CEO, Martin Lundin, will be leaving his position and that Jan Secher, most recently CEO of Ferrostaal AG, will succeed him in the role.
Lundin will remain involved in certain strategic projects of Perstorp including Perstorp's Vencorex joint venture, the Swedish company said in a 12 June news release.
Secher has held a number of CEO positions, most recently with Ferrostaal AG, and previously with chemical company Clariant from 2006-2008.
"Perstorp represents a big potential given the successful work that has been put in over the last couple of years to focus the company on globally strong market positions, almost all of them underpinned with a vertically integrated supply chain," Secher commented. "I am thoroughly looking forward to leading the team in driving this development further and capitalising on the opportunities."