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Kemira Announces Change in It's Management Board

Heidi Fagerholm Heidi Fagerholm

Sept. 11, 2017 - Kemira announced that Dr. Heidi Fagerholm, Chief Technology Officer and member of its Management Board will leave Kemira to take up the position of Head of Advanced Technologies of PM-Performance Materials division of Merck KGaA. She will be based in Darmstadt, Germany.

Fagerholm will continue in her current position and as a member of Kemira's Management Board latest until the end of October, 2017.

“I want to thank Heidi for continuously bringing new innovations and new sustainable technologies to our valued customers,” said Jari Rosendal, Kemira's President and CEO. “Kemira has more than quadrupled its innovation sales during Heidi's tenure. I wish her best of success with her new challenges.”

Kemira has started the process of finding a successor to lead its global R&D and Technology function, including more than 250 scientists and professionals in three global R&D centres in Espoo, Finland, Atlanta, USA and Shanghai, China.

Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. To learn more about Kemira, please visit

SOURCE: Kemira