Brenntag thanks Daniel Pithois and names Steve Holland as successor

Daniel Pithois has decided to step down as Managing Director of Brenntag Holding GmbH, Germany.

Brenntag CEO Stephen R. Clark: “The Board of Brenntag would like to thank Daniel for his dedication to Brenntag during his tenure and for his valuable contributions to the company. Thanks to his tireless efforts and passion Brenntag in Europe has grown significantly under his leadership. We offer our gratitude and wish him well in his new endeavors.”

Steve Holland, Managing Director of Albion Chemicals Ltd. (UK) which Brenntag successfully acquired in 2006, has been named as successor of Daniel Pithois as Managing Director of Brenntag Holding GmbH, Germany. Holland, a graduate in polymer chemistry, has a distinguished career of 25 years in chemical manufacturing and distribution. Stephen R. Clark: “We, together with the entire Executive Management Team, are fortunate to have such a high calibre individual as Steve Holland and look forward to continued success in Europe under his leadership.”

In 2006 Brenntag once again succeeded in underpinning its position as one of the world’s leading chemical distributors. The company recorded external sales of US$ 7.6 billion (EUR 6.1 billion). Brenntag operates more than 300 locations with over 10,000 people in more than 50 countries. In keeping with the company’s strong position in world markets, Brenntag is committed to providing value to its customers and suppliers through superior supply chain logistics, single sourcing and value added services. Brenntag offers an unrivalled, extensive and state-of-the-art distribution network for industrial and specialty chemicals to its suppliers and customers alike, both in Europe and the Americas.