3B - the fibreglass company announces new CEO

Marc Hubert succeeds Jean-Francois Santicoli effective May 1, and will lead the company's growth strategy worldwide.

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3B-the fibreglass company (Battice, Belgium) announced May 16 the appointment of Marc Hubert to the position of chief executive officer (CEO). Mr. Hubert took on his new responsibilities 1 May. 3B-the fibreglass company is the fiberglass division of the international industrial Braj Binani Group. Succeeding acting CEO Jean-François Santicoli, Hubert is responsible for leading and profitably growing the business. Mr Santicoli will remain a member of the board of directors.

Prior to joining 3B, Hubert held various senior management positions at Borealis, a world leading provider of solutions in the field of polyolefins, and was most recently vice-president of energy and infrastructure with global responsibility for pipe systems, wire & cable and capacitor film.  Before this, since 2009, he was responsible for the wire & cable business. Mr Hubert began his career with Dow Chemical where he gained solid experience in supply chain, sales, marketing and business management.

Mr Braj Binani says “We welcome Marc Hubert's experience and leadership to The Braj Binani Group community. Marc brings a wealth of experience to the role which makes him ideal for leading the company through the next stages of its growth strategy. Both he and his colleagues on the executive board of 3B-the fibreglass company will give added momentum to our journey as we reach for our ambitious growth goals. At the same time, I would like to thank Jean-François Santicoli for his great contributions as president and CEO during the past year."

Hubert says of his appointment, "3B-the fibreglass company has a strong track record in terms of both customer focus and innovation. The company has serious ambitions to grow over the coming years with the objective to offer its customers and partners a truly worldwide reliable sourcing strategy. As CEO, my objective is to ensure that 3B continues to contribute to its customers’ success and further develop 3B’s business strategy to strengthen its market leading position. With The Braj Binani Group we have a committed owner that fully supports our growth plans. I look forward to working with the executive team and employees worldwide to implement our ambitious strategy."

The Company also announces the appointments of Ramchander Tumuluru as chief financial officer and of Remon Veraart as general manager India with responsibility for leading 3B business development in the Asia-Pacific region. These two strategic appointments strengthen the already very robust executive team in place at 3B-the fibreglass company.