Styron Names Pugh SVP and Business President, Plastics
BERWYN, Pa. -- January 14, 2013
Styron, the leading global materials company established in June 2010, today
announced the appointment of Martin Pugh as Senior Vice President and Business
President, Plastics of Styron effective March 1, 2013. He will be a member of
the Executive Leadership Team.
“We are extremely pleased to name a Plastics Business President with Martin’s
senior strategic experience in the chemical industry,” said Chris Pappas,
President and CEO of Styron. “His vast experience in various plastics
businesses and his European-centric career, skills and relationships will help
take Styron’s Plastics business including Styrenic Polymers, Automotive and
Polycarbonate Compounds and Blends (PCC&B) to the next level.”
Pugh most recently worked at Styrolution Group Gmbh, the global styrenics
joint venture between BASF and Ineos, where he served as President for Europe
Middle East Africa (EMEA) and a management board member. He was Managing
Director Europe of Ineos Nova from the company’s formation as Nova Innovene in
2005 and previously served as Managing Director for Europe with Nova
Chemicals. Pugh spent 20 years with The Dow Chemical Company serving as global
business director for Specialty Polyethylenes and previously in a variety of
sales and marketing roles working in the UK, Dubai, Sweden and Switzerland.
Pugh has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Chemistry and Management
Studies from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.
Pugh will be located at Styron’s European Regional Operating Center in Horgen,
Styron is a leading global materials company and manufacturer of plastics,
latex and rubber, dedicated to collaborating with customers to deliver
innovative and sustainable solutions. Styron's technology is used by customers
in industries such as home appliances, automotive, building & construction,
carpet, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical & lighting, medical,
packaging, paper & paperboard, rubber goods and tires. Styron had
approximately $6 billion in revenue in 2011, with 20 manufacturing sites
around the world, and 2100 employees. More information can be found at
Donna St.Germain, +1 610-240-3307
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