Chuck Glazer joins Braskem America as Director of Communications

       Chuck Glazer joins Braskem America as Director of Communications

PR Newswire

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 5, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Braskem America announced that
Charles T. Glazer has joined the company as Director of Communications and
Public Relations, a new role reporting to Irlam Aragao, Vice President of
People, Organization and Communications.

Aragao remarked, "Braskem has established itself as an industry leader since
entering the North American and European markets two years ago. We look
forward to having Chuck provide leadership and organization to our
communications efforts, both internally and externally, which will be vital to
our continuing growth and success. Chuck brings clear vision, deep experience
and high energy to this role."

Glazer is a career professional in communications and public relations and has
created and managed communications departments at two large industrial
companies earlier in his career (Arcelor Mittal Steel and Kennametal Inc.). He
also served with two public relations agencies (Ketchum and William J. Green &
Associates) and a big-four accounting firm. He earned his B.A. in Journalism
at Penn State and has been recognized with numerous awards for communications
campaigns and projects.

Braskem is the Americas' top thermoplastic resins producer. With 36 industrial
plants spread across Brazil, United States and Germany, the company produces
over 35 billion pounds of thermoplastic resins and other petrochemicals per
year. Braskem is the world's leading biopolymers producer with its 440 million
pound Green PE plant that produces polyethylene from sugarcane-based ethanol.

Braskem America is the leading producer of polypropylene in the United States,
with five production plants located in Texas, Pennsylvania and West Virginia,
and a Technology and Innovation Center in Pittsburgh. Headquartered in
Philadelphia, Braskem America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Braskem S.A. For
more information about Braskem and its products, visit

Stacy Torpey

SOURCE Braskem America

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