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Société de Chimie Industrielle Welcomes new Board Officers

Société de Chimie Industrielle is pleased to announce the results of recent elections of new officers and board members.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, January 8, 2018 / -- Société de Chimie Industrielle is pleased to announce the results of recent elections of new officers and board members.

At its annual meeting on December 13, 2017, the Société de Chimie Industrielle elected the following members as officers:
President: James M. Weatherall, Global Vice President, Business Development, SpecialChem S.A.
Vice President, Administration: Robert O. Kenworthy, Manager of Affiliate Relations, Chemical Heritage Foundation
Vice President, Finance: Mark Dahlinger, Global Finance Director, Solvay USA Inc.
Vice President, Membership: Federico Mennella, Managing Director and Global Head of Chemicals, Lincoln International LLC.

In addition, five current Board Members were re-elected to serve additional three-year terms as members of the class of 2020: Joseph L. Coote, Dwight Glover, Robert O. Kenworthy, James M. Weatherall, and Peter Young (Immediate Past President). Continuing Board members are: Class of 2019: James W. Canary, Mark Dahlinger, Federico Mennella, Marc S. Reisch, John E. Roberts, and Olivia Schmidt; Class of 2018: Mark S. Casiano, David A. Doles, Joel W. Jones, Alfred Sagarese, and Jeanne Thoma.

About The Société de Chimie Industrielle: The Société is celebrating its centenary in 2018 as it was founded in 1918 in New York as the American Section of a French parent. Today, it is an independent organization involved in a number of non-profit activities; such as, producing a monthly meeting program, open to nonmembers, at which prominent industry and government leaders and scientists share their views on important industry developments in the chemical and related fields; granting fellowships and scholarships to students pursuing the study of chemistry and chemical engineering; offering members, if desired, to act as mentors to students at Columbia University, NYU, and Steven Institute of Technology; and honoring individuals who have contributed significantly to the industry. For complete information please visit our website at www.Société.org.

In 1958, the Société instituted the prestigious International Palladium Medal, which "may be awarded biannually to an individual who is distinguished by reason of outstanding contribution to the chemical industry of such character and scope as to enhance the international aims and objectives of the Société de Chimie Industrielle." In 2017, the International Palladium Medal was awarded to Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Products.

Danielle Fraser
Société de Chimie Industrielle
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