Celanese Corp. recently announced that Doug Madden will retire as the company’s chief operating officer, effective March 31, 2013.
Madden joined the company in 1984 as manager of corporate distribution. He has since held numerous positions of increasing responsibility and scope, including vice president and general manager positions in Celanese Chemicals, Celanese Fibers, and Advanced Engineered Materials. He has been president of the company’s Acetate business since 2003 and president of the AT Plastics and Emulsions businesses since 2006. In 2008, he was named executive vice president for the company and was appointed COO in 2009.
“I’d like to thank Doug for his significant contribution to Celanese over the last 28 years,” said Mark Rohr, chairman and CEO. “He’s a true leader, focusing on performance and people. Across multiple departments and divisions, he has helped this company excel and expand year after year. We owe him our gratitude and wish him well.”
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