Kraton Corp. recently announced that its board of directors has appointed Atanas H. Atanasov to serve as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 6. Atanasov will assume the CFO role from Christopher H. Russell, chief accounting officer, who has also served as interim chief financial officer since November 2018.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Atanas to Kraton,” said Kevin M. Fogarty, president and CEO. “We believe his background, experience and leadership approach will be instrumental as Kraton continues to execute on its innovation-led growth strategy to deliver exceptional value for our shareholders, customers and employees. Atanas brings to Kraton over 20 years of disciplined financial leadership experience, with proven expertise in accounting, tax, financial planning & analysis, banking and capital market transactions.”

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