The global chemical company Oxea continues to invest in growth and moves up a gear with its international expansion strategy. The company appointed Lars Eric Johansson, 57, as its new Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances. Extremely well networked, with his extensive know-how and profound experience from previous positions he held at leading global chemical companies, he will play a pivotal role in Oxea’s growth strategy by focusing on strategic partnerships, collaborations and joint ventures in key market segments. He will report directly to Cristóbal Ascencio, Executive Vice President Strategy & Innovation at Oxea.
“I'm excited to welcome Lars Eric Johansson to the team," said Oxea CEO Dr. Salim Al Huthaili. "He brings a good balance of experience in the business, in-depth understanding of the global markets and access to an extensive network. With his proven competence he will support our ambitions to grow profitably. Our talented team will always be our key asset at Oxea and the main enabler for a sustainable future," Al Huthaili continued.
Johansson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Economics and Marketing from the University of Lund, Sweden. In the past, among others, he held positions such as the Chairman of Perstorp Aegis Chemicals India and Shandong Fufeng Perstorp Chemicals China. He will continue to serve, and now also represent Oxea, as Chairman of the sector group Formacare as well as Chairman of Specialty Chemicals which represents, within European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), over 50 sectors of the European fine and consumer chemicals industry.