Flint Group Appoints Antoine Fady to Assume CEO Responsibilities
LUXEMBOURG—Dec. 2, 2010—Flint Group is pleased to announce that Antoine Fady has been appointed CEO effective Jan. 1, 2011.
Fady will succeed Charles Knott, who will handover these responsibilities in order to separate the duties of the chairman and CEO. Knott will continue on as chairman and remains committed to the long-term growth and development of Flint Group
Fady joins Flint Group with over 20 years of global specialty chemical experience. Most recently, serving as general manager, Akzo Nobel Decorative Paints-Europe and prior to that, as CEO of ICI Packaging & Coatings.
Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colorant applications. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 7300 people. Revenues for 2009 were €2.1 billion ($2.9 billion). On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. For more information, please visit www.flintgrp.com
Source: Company press release.