Philippe Carabin has been named chief executive officer of Eliokem Inter-national. He replaces Jacques Collonge, who has been CEO of Eliokem since the creation of the company in December 2001. Collonge will retire after 35 years of service to the company.
Carabin joined Goodyear’s Le Havre plant in 1971. In 1991 he was appointed administration and accounting manager of Goodyear Specialty Chemicals and in December 2001 he was named chief financial officer of Eliokem. Since 2005, in addition to his role as CFO, he has ben responsible for IT, general administration, supply chain and the purchase of non-strategic raw materials.