16 September 2013
As of September 16, 2013, Jan Secher is the President and CEO of Perstorp succeeding Martin Lundin.
”It’s great to be here and I have really been looking forward to my first day with the company. Perstorp represents a big potential given the successful work that has been put in over the last couple of years to focus the company on globally strong market positions, almost all of them underpinned with a vertically integrated supply chain. I am thoroughly looking forward to leading the team in driving this development further and capitalizing on the opportunities", Jan Secher says.
Jan Secher has held a number of CEO positions, most recently with Ferrostaal AG, where he was brought in to establish new business practices as well as to set a strategic direction for the company. Jan Secher was also CEO of the chemical company Clariant from 2006 - 2008, a global leader in specialty chemicals where he led the successful turnaround of the business; other experiences include SICPA, a leading global provider of ink solutions, as well as ABB. Jan Secher is currently also a Board member of Elekta and Holmstaden A/S.
With a M. Sc. in Industrial marketing & Finance from Linköping University, this Swede, has a clear focus – customer value. The customer perspective will be the key priority going forward.
So by that – welcome on board Jan Secher!