“After a thorough and rigorous search process we are delighted that Eddie Ingle has agreed to join Wellman International as its CEO. Eddie has very significant business experience and expertise in growing and improving polymer and fibre businesses. He is a customer and people-centric leader with a passion for building strong customer and supplier relationships and has a history of creating engaged teams. He has highly relevant industry knowledge and business experience. He possesses the personal drive to help us take Wellman through its next exciting period of growth and development. I am personally very pleased that we have been able to attract someone with his calibre, track record and further potential. I look forward to working with him and other members of the Board of Directors over the next several years to continue the exceptional growth of our Wellman business.“
We recognise contributions made by Donal Breen to Wellman International and he will continue with us until end of June to ensure a smooth transition for Eddie Ingle.
Mr Uday Gill
CEO Fibres, Indorama Ventures PLC
About Indorama Ventures
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, a DJSI member, listed in Thailand (Bloomberg ticker IVL.TB), is one of the world’s leading petrochemicals producers, with a global manufacturing footprint across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. The company’s portfolio comprises Necessities and High Value-Added (HVA) categories of Polymers, Fibers, and Packaging, selectively integrated with self-manufactured Ethylene Oxide/Glycols and PTA where economical. Indorama Ventures products serve major FMCG and Automotive sectors, i.e. Beverages, Hygiene, Personal Care, Tire and Safety segments. Indorama Ventures has approx. 15,000 employees worldwide and consolidated revenue of US$ 8.4 billion in 2017.
About Wellman International
Wellman International, a subsidiary of Indorama Venture PCL, is a leading European leader producer of polyester staple fibres, manufacturing high quality polyester products from recycled post-consumer PET bottles. Wellman also produce product from Virgin material, and from a variety of Polymers such as PA66, PP and PLA. Based in Mullagh, Co. Cavan. The company is Europe’s largest PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) recycler, processing in excess of 2.6 billion post-consumer PET bottles annually to make their fibre products. It also leads the industry in the development of new fibre technologies The company has over 40 years of expertise across a diverse range of markets with guaranteed service provision and technical support. It has a dedicated research and development function driving innovation.