DALLAS, AMSTERDAM & SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global specialty materials company, today announces legal veteran A. Lynne Puckett will join the company’s executive leadership team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective February 13, 2019. Formerly General Counsel at global manufacturer Colfax Corporation, Lynne brings deep experience leading a sizable global legal team through complex acquisitions, growth in emerging markets, corporate and securities matters, debt and equity offerings, and more.
“Lynne’s extensive experience and her leadership approach make her a valuable addition to our Celanese team,” said Mark Rohr, Celanese Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Her balance of strategic insights coupled with execution excellence will complement our legal team nicely. Her orientation toward volunteerism echoes our own corporate value of making a positive impact on our communities and reinforces our culture.”
Lynne joins Celanese with more than eight years at Colfax Corporation where she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In her time at Colfax, she guided the Board, leadership and employees through significant company growth from $700 million in revenues in 2010 to more than $3.6 billion currently. Prior to Colfax, Lynne was a partner with the Hogan Lovells law firm where she managed complex mergers and acquisitions and represented public and private companies. She holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law and a B.S. degree from James Madison University. She has served nonprofits including the American Shakespeare Center, the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, the Baltimore Outreach Services and the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our businesses use the full breadth of Celanese's global chemistry, technology and commercial expertise to create value for our customers, employees, shareholders and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,700 employees worldwide and had 2017 net sales of $6.1 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com.
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