New CTO at Arkema

Armand Ajdari has been appointed new chief technology officer (CTO) at materials specialist Arkema.

He will report to Thierry Le Hénaff, chairman and CEO, and will be a member of the group management committee, the company said.

Ajdari has more than 30 years of research and development experience in international environments, particularly with Saint-Gobain. He previously carried out various multidisciplinary research activities at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, France.