Celanese Interim Chief Financial Officer Chris Jensen Named Chief Financial Officer
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, announced today that Chris Jensen has been named the company’s chief financial officer. Jensen has served in the role on an interim basis since May 2014, and has global responsibility for tax, treasury, accounting, SEC reporting and financial shared services.
“I’m pleased to announce Chris’s appointment to one of our most critical leadership roles,” said Mark Rohr, chairman and chief executive officer. “He is a vital member of our senior leadership team and, in his interim CFO position over the last year, has contributed significantly to the development and execution of Celanese’s two-core strategy. Chris is an exceptional leader with expertise across all aspects of finance, deep knowledge of the business, and an understanding of the needs of the investment community. I look forward to continuing to work closely together to maximize value for Celanese through our two complementary value drivers – Materials Solutions and the Acetyl Chain.”
Jensen joined Celanese in 2005, and has held several leadership positions in finance, including senior vice president, finance and global business services; treasurer; controller; and assistant controller. Prior to joining Celanese, Jensen worked in the inspections and registration division of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. He spent 13 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an assurance and advisory services firm, in both the assurance and mergers and acquisitions groups.
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. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 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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