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Evonik Polyurethanes Names Vice President

17. December 2019

Evonik Polyurethanes: Osama Arabi Katbi new Vice President Americas

Effective from 1 November 2019, Osama Arabi Katbi has been appointed as new Vice President Americas for Evonik’s Polyurethanes business, Comfort & Insulation. Based in Allentown, PA, USA, he will be a member of the global Management Team and responsible for leading the business within the Americas region.

Osama Arabi Katbi (Source: Evonik)

Osama Arabi Katbi (Source: Evonik)

Having spent nearly 20 years with Evonik, Osama Arabi Katbi began his career in 2000 when he joined the Process Technology and Engineering group as a process engineer in Mobile, AL, USA. He has since worked for Evonik’s Oil Additives business, first in manufacturing and then in supply chain. He then joined Procurement in Parsippany, NJ, USA, before moving to Germany to take up a position in Evonik’s Procurement Strategy group.

Prior to joining Comfort & Insulation, he has been working for the company’s Health Care business as a Global Business Director within the Pharma & Food Ingredients product line leading global business strategy, marketing, pricing and product development for health care and medical nutrition applications.