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June 7, 2022

Azelis Strengthens Executive Leadership to Support Group’s Growth Strategy

June 7, 2022 by admin

ANTWERP, Belgium–(WORK TEL)–Regulatory Information:

Azelis (Brussels:AZE), a number one world innovation providers supplier within the specialty chemical substances and meals elements business, introduced the appointment of Laurent Nataf as Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), a brand new strategic perform on the group’s Government Committee. Sertaç Sürür, who was appointed as the brand new CEO and President of Azelis Asia Pacific, joined the Government Committee in his new place, growing the manager management of Azelis to 6 members.

As a part of Azelis’ technique to speed up development, Laurent Nataf, at the moment the CEO and President of Azelis Asia Pacific, will assume the function of Chief M&A Officer efficient September 1, 2022. The creation of this new function on the Government Committee displays the continued significance of the Group’s M&A program to enhance its natural development growth in strengthening its footprint and market management. Laurent will additional develop and drive Azelis’ world M&A method consistent with the group’s bold development plans and also will oversee post-acquisition integration applications. Laurent will leverage his management abilities and enterprise growth expertise by main the acquisition of 17 firms for Azelis in Asia Pacific. Below Laurent’s management, the group’s Asia Pacific enterprise grew from 8% to over 15% of group income, increasing Azelis’ footprint to incorporate 12 nations within the area.

Sertaç Sürür, who’s at the moment the Common Supervisor of Azelis Turkey, will take over the management of the Asia Pacific area from Laurent Nataf. Since becoming a member of in 2015, Sertaç has taken on numerous native and regional management roles, driving the group’s Turkey enterprise to develop into a number one specialty chemical substances distributor within the home market, rising from 2% to roughly 6% of Azelis’ EMEA income. Previous to becoming a member of Azelis, Sertaç held numerous business and administration management positions at world industrial and chemical distribution and manufacturing firms, together with DSM and Ravago.

Laurent and Sertaç, as members of the Government Board, will report back to the Group CEO,Dr. Hans Joachim Muller. They may quickly start to transition into their new roles to make sure a easy and seamless handover.

Dennis Verhaert, present Group M&A Director, will tackle a brand new function at Azelis, particulars of which shall be introduced quickly.

Azelis CEO Dr. Remark by Hans Joachim Müller:

“I’m happy to announce to the management of the group these strategic appointments that mark the following stage in our evolution to develop into the reference innovation service supplier within the specialty chemical substances and meals elements distribution market. Including M&A performance to the Government Committee is a logical step given our technique to enhance natural development with acquisitions to strengthen our facet worth chain and world footprint.

I wish to thank Dennis for his contribution to the event of a powerful M&A group that has supported the group’s speedy development over the previous 4 years. Laurent and Sertaç have a formidable monitor document of growing enterprise for the group and I’ve full confidence that they are going to proceed to efficiently fulfill their new roles.”

About Azelles

Azelis is a number one world innovation service supplier within the specialty chemical substances and meals elements business, with greater than 3,000 staff positioned in additional than 50 nations worldwide. Every of our educated groups of business, market and technical specialists is devoted to a selected market inside Life Sciences and Industrial Chemical compounds. We provide greater than 51,000 prospects a lateral complementary product worth chain, backed by roughly 2,300 key relationships, producing turnover of €2.8 billion (2021). Azelis Group NV is listed on Euronext Brussels with the code AZE.

Throughout our intensive community of greater than 60 software labs, our award-winning workers help within the growth of formulations and supply technical steerage for purchasers all through the product growth course of. We mix a world market attain with an area footprint to offer a dependable, built-in and distinctive digital service to native prospects and enticing job alternatives for principals. With an EcoVadis Platinum ranking, Azelis is a frontrunner in sustainability. We imagine in establishing and nurturing stable, sincere and clear relationships with our staff and companions.

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