Kem One Group Announces Leadership Transition


On 15 June, Kem One Group announced a leadership transition.

Kem One Group today announced a leadership transition. Frédéric Chalmin will depart after eight years in the role of Chief Executive Officer. The Chairman of the Board of Directors, Laurent Lenoir, has accepted to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer while the Board undertakes a formal CEO search process to identify a permanent successor.

Kem One’s Board of Directors commented: “On behalf of the entire company, we want to thank Frédéric for his significant contributions over the years, particularly in leading a successful transformation of Kem One and positioning the Company for future growth. As Kem One continues with its evolution, by expanding upon the strong foundations built by Frédéric, we believe a leadership change will allow the Company to accelerate its growth, which will continue to involve a commitment to investing in and modernizing Kem One’s assets. As the Board searches for a permanent successor, it is committed on finding a leader that will embody Kem One’s values and help drive sustainable growth.”

Frédéric Chalmin commented: “It has been a privilege to lead Kem One for the past eight years, and to serve alongside such talented employees. Kem One has grown to become an industry leader in the vinyl sector and is well positioned strategically and operationally to achieve its next stage of growth. During this transition, the Company will benefit from Laurent’s deep understanding of our industry, business and operations, as well as his appreciation for the dedicated Kem One team.”