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CP Kelco Establishes Regional Business Units

April 11, 2007

CP Kelco, a specialty hydrocolloids supplier, has established three regional business units to better serve its customers.

“As a result of our conversations with key customers and channel partners, and after an in-depth review of our operations, we are realigning our business to deliver more customized solutions and provide more responsive application support to our customers worldwide,” said Don Rubright, president of CP Kelco.

David Edgington, formerly vice president global industrial products, will become vice president and regional manager of Europe-Middle East-Africa. Hyung Hahn will continue in the position of president Asia-Pacific for CP Kelco and J. M. Huber Corporation. Martin Sapone, formerly director, global food sales, will become vice president and regional manager of The Americas.

Regional business units will be supported by three global teams. Didier Viala, vice president marketing and innovations, will lead an integrated team to develop and commercialize new products and applications. Akiva Gross, formerly vice president research & development, will serve as technology advisor to the president. Global manufacturing, engineering and environmental and regulatory compliance will be led by Russ Jordan, vice president global operations. Jerry Coughlin, vice president supply chain and services, will have responsibilities for purchasing, quality assurance, logistics and IT.
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