Myriant appoints PTT Global Chemical’s executive as CEO
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Myriant appoints PTT Global Chemical’s executive as CEO

4:05 PM, 28th August 2015
Myriant appoints PTT Global Chemical’s executive as CEO

QUINCY, US: Myriant Corporation, an affiliate of PTT Global Chemical Public Co Ltd (PTTGC), said it has appointed current vice president, international business operations at PTTGC, Dennis McCullough, as president and chief executive officer effective immediately.

Myriant’s present CEO Dr Cenan Ozmeral will retire and continue to serve as a special advisor to the board and management, it said.

McCullough joins Myriant following his 25 year career as a senior executive with an extensive background in the chemical, plastics and polymer industries. Prior to PTTGC, McCullough has held various executive positions at Bayer and Bayer Material Science, and has also served as vice president, South East Asia at Synthomer.

“This is a tremendous time and opportunity to lead Myriant, particularly as the organization continues to evolve its global operations. I look forward to working with the Myriant team and continuing the strong PTTGC commitment to advancing our US and global expansion for bio-succinic acid and its derivatives,” said McCullough.

“Under his direction and with a talented management team, Ozmeral has positioned Myriant as a leader in the burgeoning bio-based chemicals industry. McCullough’s international executive experience in the chemical, plastics and polymer industries will serve Myriant well as the company continues its global commercial operations,” said Anon Sirisaengtaksin, chairman, board of directors, Myriant.

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