MALMÖ, Sweden — Polygiene Group has hired Frank Stevens to fill the new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Stevens has a long career in the textile chemicals field, with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Stevens started his new position on June 1, 2022.
Stevens most recent position was as General Manager of Textiles for Sciessent LLC in the United States, where he has worked for over 10 years. Prior to that, Stevens was employed by Yorkshire Asia Pacific in China and Indonesia where he led the company's chemical and dyeing business in over 13 countries in Asia. The COO position is new within the company, and Stevens will work to facilitate scalability and support processes during Polygiene Group’s continued growth.
"Given our growth journey forward, the recruitment of Frank is a strategically important step along the way. I am very proud that Polygiene manages to attract such a heavy and respected industry veteran as Frank. I am convinced that Frank's long experience and cutting-edge expertise will add great value to the Polygiene Group," said Ulrika Björk, CEO Polygiene Group.
“I am excited and honored to become a part of Polygienes dynamic team. We have many great opportunities for growth and I look forward to, with my 33 years of experience in the textile chemical industry, successfully execute and contribute to Polygienes future success. I believe that a combination of mill-level problem solving along with solid relationships with our customers, is key for capitalizing on all of our growth opportunities,” said Stevens.
For more information, visit www.polygiene.com.