Romuald de Haut de Sigy to lead Arkema’s Organic Peroxides activity
Romuald de Haut de Sigy is being appointed Managing Director of the Organic Peroxides activity of French chemical manufacturer Arkema effective 1st July 2015.
De Haut de Sigy is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Lille and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He joined Deutsche Atochem Werke in 1990 where he held a number of industrial and marketing positions. In 1994 he joined Elf Atochem’s Strategic Planning Division, and later became Director Strategic Planning US based in Philadelphia.
In 1998 he became General Manager Functional Polymers Americas, before returning to France in 2001 to run the Organic Peroxides business for Europe and Asia. In 2007, he became Director Functional Additives EMEA and, in 2011, Logistics Vice President Arkema Group.