Hans-Joachim Müller, member of the Executive Committee of Clariant, left the company on June 30, 2012, for personal reasons. His current responsibilities will be transferred to the other members of the executive committee.
Müller was appointed member of the Executive Committee in July 2011. His responsibilities include Environment Safety & Health Affairs, Innovation Excellence, as well as the Business Units Catalysis & Energy, Emulsions, Detergents & Intermediates and Oil & Mining Services. Until March 31, 2012, he was a member of the managing board of Süd-Chemie AG Munich, Germany. In this position, Hans-Joachim Müller was responsible for the entire Süd-Chemie operations since 2011. He initially joined the managing board of Süd-Chemie in 2007.
“I want to thank Hans Joachim Müller for his commitment and dedication during his time with our company, in particular for his contributions to the integration of Süd-Chemie during the recent 12 months,” says Hariolf Kottmann, CEO. “I wish him all the best and continued success in his future endeavors.”