Rohm and Haas has named Pierre R. Brondeau, president and chief operating officer, as well as approved the formation of the chairman’s committee to oversee the direction of the company. Brondeau joined Rohm and Haas in 1989 and most recently served as executive vice president and business group executive for the company. His Rohm and Haas executive experience spans a broad array of international experience in research and development, sales and marketing, general management and executive leadership.
The newly formed chairman’s committee will include Raj L. Gutpal, chairman and CEO; Brondeau, president and COO and Jacques M. Croisetiere, executive vice president.
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