Perstorp, Sweden -- Bo Dankis has stepped down as board chairman of Swedish speciality company Perstorp Holding AB. Vice chairman Lennart Holm has been appointed as the new chairman, an 8 June company statement said.
Perstorp announced a number of further changes to its board following the company's annual general meeting on 18 May 2010.
Karin Markides, president and ceo of the Chalmers Group and member of the European Union Commission's "High Level Group on the Competitiveness of the European Chemicals Industry, will become head of the Perstorp's "Technical Committee." Markides will analyse the European chemical industry's challenges and possibilities for competing with the rest of the world, the statement said. (RD)