PERSTORP, Sweden - Perstorp Holding AB, a leading specialty chemical producer, announced that Perstorp President and CEO Martin Lundin will be leaving his position. Jan Secher, most recently CEO of Ferrostaal AG, will succeed Lundin, who will remain involved in certain strategic projects of Perstorp including Perstorp’s Vencorex joint venture.

Secher has held a number of CEO positions, most recently with Ferrostaal AG, where he was brought in to establish new business practices as well as to set a strategic direction for the company. Secher was also CEO of Clariant from 2006-2008. He will join Perstorp in September.