CraY Valley Promotes Dekiouk
to manufacturing manager
Cray Valley has promoted Mohammed Dekiouk to global manufacturing manager, hydrocarbon resins. In his new role Dekiouk is responsible for industrial projects, budgeting and monitoring productivity at the company’s three manufacturing locations. Dekiouk will also maintain responsibility as plant manager for Cray Valley’s Channelview, TX manufacturing site, the position he held prior to the promotion. He will report to Charles-Henri Robert, managing director of the tackifying resins department. Dekiouk joined Sartomer, Cray Valley’s sister company in 1993. He served as technical manager for Sartomer until he was promoted to production manager in 1995. In 2004, he was named special project manger for the Channelview location and promoted to plant manger in 2007.
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