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Kadri succeeds Chidichimo as Diversey president21st of January 2013
Hygiene systems specialist Diversey, part of Sealed Air Corporation, has appointed a new president to succeed Pedro Chidichimo who left the company at the beginning of this month after 20 years with Diversey.
She is Dr Ilham Kadri, who is now president of the Sealed Air Institutional and Laundry (I&L) business unit. Dr Kadri has over 20 years of experience working in international business leadership and management roles that include general management, sales and marketing and research and development with The Dow Chemical Company, Rohm & Haas, Huntsman, UCB-Cytec and Shell Chemicals-Basell.
Most recently she was general manager of the Dow Advanced Materials Division for the Middle East and Africa and was the region's commercial director for Dow Water & Process Solutions, specialist in sustainable separation and purification technology and services.
Jerome Peribere, president and chief operating officer at Sealed Air, commented: "We are pleased to welcome Ilham to our team, as her extensive global leadership experience and her track record of leading change and delivering differentiated solutions and commercial success will add tremendous value to the I&L business and its growth programs."