Michelman has announced the appointment of Chuck Xu, Ph.D., to its board of directors. Xu is vice president and general manager, Strategy and M&A, Electronics and Industrial Segment, DuPont de Nemours, Inc. Xu will begin his term on the Michelman board of directors in Q4 of 2022.

Michelman looks forward to Xu’s strategic growth leadership contributions based on his deep general management and M&A experiences. Xu has broad commercial and technical acumen, in both industrial and consumer markets, across the advanced printing, automotive, aerospace, electronics, advanced materials, biomaterials, medical, and consumer industries. Xu has acquired corporate experience in roles of rapidly escalating responsibility while working at DuPont in multiple business units, as well as at Honeywell and at Telephotonics Inc., an integrated fiber optics startup. Michelman hopes his fluency in Mandarin and expertise on Chinese business culture will help fuel the company’s growth in China.

Chuck’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Peking University, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California, and an MBA from Columbia University.

Steve Shifman, executive chairman of the board at Michelman, stated, “I am very excited to have Chuck join the Michelman board. His extensive experience in global business markets, and in specialty chemicals in particular, will be a valuable asset to the Michelman board. Chuck will be a tremendous cultural fit with the rest of the board and our executive team.”

Xu said, “I am honored and excited to join the Michelman board. I look forward to working with a very experienced and diverse board as well as the executive team to drive Michelman’s substantial growth trajectory.” 

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