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Rolf Drewes joins Songwon as Vice President Business Sector Specialty Chemicals

(PresseBox) (Ulsan, Korea, ) Songwon Industrial Group ( strengthens its leadership team by appointing Dr. Rolf Drewes as Vice President Business Sector Specialty Chemicals, effective October 1st, 2013. Drewes brings 25 years of industry experience and an excellent international track record of leading technically challenging business units and building up new markets.

At Songwon, Drewes will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing a strategy to expand the global Specialty Chemicals business with an emphasis on high value industries. His responsibilities will include establishing recommendations for focusing on selected industries, specific strategies, value chain analysis, mid- to long-term business targets and organizational and manufacturing set up. Drewes will report directly to Songwon's Chief Operating, Maurizio Butti.

"We aim to build on our position as the world's second largest supplier of additives to the global polymer industry and a supplier of choice that consistently delivers reliable, secure and innovative products," said Butti. "With his broad leadership experience in the chemicals industry, Rolf will be instrumental in guiding the successful implementation of our growth strategy."

Drewes holds a PhD in Chemistry from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. Prior to joining Songwon, Drewes held senior positions at Heraeus Precious Metal and Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Salient in Additives

Salient from the Latin Verb 'salire' to leap or leaping. As an adjective, meaning the most noticeable, prominent or important. Salient Songwon, leaping ahead in the world of Polymers; a prominent global supplier of chemical additives.

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. is a leading producer and seller of Songnox® Antioxidants, Songnox® One Pack Systems, SABO®STAB Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers, Songsorb® Ultraviolet Light Absorbers, Songstab(TM) Acid Scavengers, Songstab(TM) PVC Stabilizers, Songcat(TM) Tin Intermediates, Songcizer(TM) Plasticizers for the plastics industry, as well as lubricants, surface coating agents, polyurethane, alkyl phenols, flocculants and other chemicals. The Songwon Group of Companies includes Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., Songwon Holdings AG, Songwon International AG, Songwon International - Japan K.K., Songwon China Ltd., Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. Representative Office Bahrain, Songwon Additive Technologies AG, Songwon Additive Technologies-Americas Inc., Songwon ATG GmbH, Songwon International - Americas Inc., Songwon International - India Pvt. Ltd., Songwon Trading Co. Ltd, Songwon Chemicals Co. Ltd. and Songwon Baifu Chemicals (Tangshan) Co., Ltd., Songwon Additive Technologies - Middle East FZE, Polysys Additive Technologies - Middle East LLC and Chemservice Asia Co. Ltd.

Songnox and Songsorb are registered trade marks of Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.
Songcat, Songcizer and Songstab are trade marks of Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.
SABOSTAB is a registered trade mark of Sabo S.p.A.