Kennedy, a Chemistry graduate from St Andrews University in Scotland, joins Scott Bader with a wealth of strategic leadership experience in relevant end market sectors for Scott Bader. Previously with INVISTA Textiles, a division of Koch Industries, he was European Business Director for three years, having earlier spent 22 years with National Starch - Adhesives Division in a variety of executive roles, and then five years as Managing Director of St Regis Paper.
Mr Kennedy commented: “I am delighted to have joined the Scott Bader Speciality Polymers team. I see great opportunities to build on the strong product brands and well-established market position. Being a technology led organisation there is continued investment in innovation. Commercialising this innovation through exciting new capabilities and added value products is fundamental to our ambitious growth strategy and will be a key business priority for me to deliver.”