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Newman appointed COO at Chemours

USA: Chemours has promoted the company’s chief financial officer Mark Newman (above) to the newly created role of chief operating officer.

As the company’s first COO, he will have responsibility for all three global businesses: Titanium Technologies, Fluoroproducts, and Chemical Solutions. He will continue to report to Mark Vergnano, president and CEO of Chemours. 

In a further move, vice president of business finance and treasurer Sameer Ralhan has been promoted to the position of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. He too will report to Mark Vergnano.

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