Middlebury, Connecticut - Matthew Hellstern is to be the new vice president in charge of Chemtura Corp.'s Urethanes business, as announced by the group's chief business officer & group president Robert Wedinger.
Hellstern replaces John Dennerlein, who is to lead the Industrial Lubricants & Additives unit in Chemtura's Petroleum Additives business.
The new urethanes boss will also continue as vice president of Performance Specialties Products, said Chemtura.
"I'm excited about this opportunity," said Hellstern, in Chemtura's 26 Feb announcement. "Chemtura Urethanes is a dynamic, high-growth business, with the powerful Adiprene/Vibrathane brands and a host of new applications."
Hellstern joined Chemtura in 2006, and was responsible for the management and divestiture of the company's fluorine business, as well as the acquisition and integration of Kaufman Holdings Corp.