As part of the investment plan announced in November 2015 to expand its activities and increase its capacity to serve clients in the region, Oxiteno appointed Timothy Earl Madden as COO of Oxiteno USA. Madden has a solid track record of building global businesses, most recently with the Lubrizol Corporation, which is part of the Berkshire Hathaway Group. His previous experience includes overseas leadership positions with Noveon, BFGoodrich and Dow. Madden worked in Europe, China and India, as well as in the U.S. In each location, he implemented plant sites and labs, in addition to forming and leading business teams. He is joining Oxiteno to implement the company’s aggressive growth plan for the United States.