The Chemours Company (Chemours) has elevated its current Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mark Newman, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from July 1, 2021.
Newman is to succeed Mark Vergnano, who has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since the company’s foundation in 2015. Newman joined Chemours in 2014 as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
He said, “This is a tremendously strong company that is poised for continued growth. We have an unparalleled workforce of 6,500 people who are committed to responsibly meeting the demands of our changing world with our chemistry and products that enable modern life. This exciting moment would not have been possible without the hard work of our people, the collaborative relationships that we have with our customers, and the leadership of Mark Vergnano.”