January 30, 2014 at 2.30 pm (CET+1)
Randy Owens, President of the Oil & Mining segment and region North America will
leave Kemira as ofÂ April 30, 2014.
Hilton Casas, President of the region South America, will leave Kemira as of
March 31, 2014.
To further streamline Kemira's organization, the operations in South America
will be consolidated into the North America region. The combined region will be
renamed 'The Americas'.
"Both Randy Owens and Hilton Casas have been deeply involved in transforming
Kemira into one of the leading global companies related to water quality and
quantity management. I want to thank both colleagues for their
contribution.Â Going forward, we have begun a search for a new leader to develop
and drive Oil and Mining according to our strategy and to deliver maximum
profitable growth", said Wolfgang BÃ¼chele, Kemira's President and CEO.
For more information, please contact
Leena Lie, SVP, Communications & Corporate Responsibility
Tel. +358 40 7457943
Tero Huovinen, VP, Investor Relations
Tel. +358 10 862 1980
Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive
industries. We provide expertise and chemicals that improve our customers'
water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil &
gas, mining and water treatment. In 2012, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.2
billion and around 4,900 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
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