Deinove appoints Paul Joël Derian to its Board of Directors

22-Feb-2010 - France
Deinove announced the appointment of Paul Joël Derian (Vice President R&D and Executive Committee Board member at Rhodia) to the company's Board of Directors. Paul Joël Derian has solid experience of the chemicals industry in France and internationally notably through a series of senior management positions at Rhodia since 1997. He was appointed as Group Vice-President Research & Development in 2003 and joined the group's Executive Committee in 2005. In 2002 and 2003, he served as Vice President Rhodia Food and Global Market Director, Dairy, Desserts, Beverages & Healthcare. Between 2000 and 2002, he served as Vice President R&D/Strategy in the Consumer Specialties Division. In 1997, he created and then managed the multidisciplinary, 120 researcher Cranbury Research and Technologies Center in the USA. From 1995 to 1997, he founded and headed the joint Rhodia/CNRS/Princeton University Complex Fluids Lab. Prior to joining the Rhodia group, Paul Joël Derian worked as a researcher for the French Atomic Energy Commission and the French Army's Weaponry Technical Centre. Paul Joël Derian holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Paris VI and is an alumnus of the Ecole Normale Supérieure engineering school.

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