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Chemours CEO wins chemical award

USA: Mark Vergnano president and CEO of refrigerant manufacturer Chemours has received the 2018 American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) Government and Industry Leaders (AGILE) Award.

The award honours leaders who have made significant contributions to the chemical engineering profession and whose innovations and creativity have made a significant impact within the marketplace and global community.

As the AGILE Award winner, Vergnano delivered the keynote address at yesterday’s AIChE Spring Meeting in Orlando.

Mark Vergnano was named the first CEO of  Chemours prior to its spinoff from DuPont in July 2015. He began his career at DuPont in 1980 as a process engineer in its fibres business.  He went on to serve the company in various leadership roles, being appointed as executive vice president in October 2009.

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