Hempel Appointed its New Chief Technology Officer

Date: 12/06/2024
Categories: Corporate
photo of Emilie Barriau, new CTO of Hempel

The newly-elected CTO of Hempel, Emilie Barriau, will consolidate the position of the company in the international paint and coatings market.

The international coatings supplier Hempel has recently appointed Emilie Barriau as its new Chief Technology Officer, as part of the Executive Group Management.

Emilie Barriau is an executive with more than 15 years of experience at Henkel and other multinational companies. She holds a PhD in polymer chemistry from the University of Mainz (Germany).

“I am excited to join Hempel as Chief Technology Officer to elevate the mission of innovation in the organisation, uniting R&D, Sustainability and Procurement to accelerate our path to impactful sustainable solutions, together with our customers, suppliers and partners. Unleashing this potential, I see great opportunities for Hempel’s innovation to create greater value and lead with differentiated technologies, not only for our customers, but also for the coatings industry as a whole. Ultimately, our investment in this area will make for a more sustainable world,” has stated Emilie Barriau, incoming Chief Technology Officer at Hempel A/S.

“This shift reflects our commitment to staying ahead of the curve and delivering unparalleled value to our customers. By elevating the role of innovation in our executive leadership, we aim to foster a culture where creative thinking and groundbreaking ideas thrive, ultimately propelling us towards delivering on our strategy, particularly within technology and sustainability leadership,” has added Michael Hansen, Group President & CEO of Hempel.

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