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Everlam Appoints Harald Hammer As Chief Executive Officer

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 1, 2016 10:09:13 PM

Luxembourg, 1 June 2016 – EVERLAM announced that Harald Hammer joined the company today
as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Hammer replaces Luc De Temmerman who will join the EVERLAM
Board of Directors. EVERLAM is a customer focused, innovative, global provider of PVB film in
the architectural laminated glass market.

Everlam_new_CEO_announcement_010616_EN.jpgDr. Hammer brings extensive leadership experience in the chemicals and plastics industries. Prior to his appointment at EVERLAM, he spent 18 years at Borealis, a specialty plastics manufacturer, in various commercial roles including leading their engineering applications, mobility, Borouge JV and film & fiber business units. Prior to Borealis, Dr. Hammer spent 11 years at PCD Danubia, a polyolefin supplier.

Commenting on the new appointment, Greg Parekh, Chairman of EVERLAM, said: “I am delighted to welcome Harald. His knowledge of similar industries, success at building a multicultural joint venture in Singapore, as well as his track record in implementing SAP systems and operating processes will greatly benefit EVERLAM. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Luc De Temmerman for his contribution in helping EVERLAM transition to an independent company and setting it on the right strategic track. I am pleased Luc will join the Board of Directors and that EVERLAM will continue to benefit from his deep PVB industry experience and relationships.”

Harald Hammer commented: “I am passionate about the opportunity to work with some great people and lead EVERLAM into a period of further expansion. I share EVERLAM’s values of high product quality, service excellence and innovative solutions.”

About EVERLAM

EVERLAM makes high-quality polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer for laminated safety glass. Available in a range of clear and colored products, EVERLAMTM PVB interlayer (formerly sold in Europe under the trademark Butacite®) is used by glass laminators worldwide to produce attractive, durable and high-performance architectural laminated glass products. EVERLAM’s commercial headquarters and technical center are located in Mechelen, Belgium. Its ISO 9001 certified production plant is in Hamm Uentrop, Germany, where its PVB interlayer has been manufactured for over 25 years. EVERLAM was spun out of DuPont in 2014 and is wholly owned by GVC Holdings, a growth equity investment company specializing in the chemicals industry. For more information about EVERLAM, please visit www.everlam.com.

 

Media contact: Helene Maury-Parker. press@everlam.com. / Phone: +32 498 165 001.

Everlam SA – 10 rue Antoine Jans, 1820 Luxembourg - www.everlam.com 

 

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