Sika to elect Borealis board member to its board of directors

7:43 AM, 12th October 2021
Sika recommends electing Lucrece Foufopoulos-De Ridder to the board of directors at the next annual general meeting, to be held on 12 April. In 2019, she was appointed to the Borealis executive board as executive vice president Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology. (File Photo)

BAAR, SWITZERLAND: Sika said it recommends electing Lucrece Foufopoulos-De Ridder to the board of directors at the next annual general meeting, to be held on 12 April.

Foufopoulos-De Ridder has a longstanding career in the chemical industry of more than 20 years and holds a dual Belgian-Swiss citizenship. In 2019, she was appointed to the Borealis executive board as executive vice president Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology. Preceding this appointment, she worked at Eastman Chemical as vice president & general manager of the

Rubber Additives business unit. Prior to joining Eastman Chemical, Foufopoulos-De Ridder held a variety of positions at multinationals, including Dow Chemical, Rohm and Haas, Dow Corning and Tyco.

"With Lucrece Foufopoulos-De Ridder we propose a candidate with a strong background in technology, sustainability, and customer focus within global corporations. Thanks to her longstanding industry experience we are confident that she will perfectly complement our board skills matrix and will be an important contribution to Sika's board of directors. I look forward to working with her in the future,” said Paul Haelg, chair of the board of directors, Sika.

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