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Celanese adds auto industry leadership in Asia
Celanese Corporation's Stefan Kutta, global director of the company’s transportation business line, will relocate to the Celanese Shanghai, China, Asia headquarters.
From here he will lead the company’s transportation industry business line with a focus on the Asia region. “The Asia region is experiencing impressive growth in a variety of industries, especially automotive,” said Phil McDivitt, vice president and general manager of the Celanese engineered materials business. “We are well positioned in the region and are continuing to build a local network of technical and commercial resources to meet the needs of our global and local customers. Stefan will continue to lead the global transportation business line for Celanese, focusing on innovative growth in the transportation space and supporting customers in the region. This move reflects our commitment to grow this business in Asia.” Prior to his current role, Mr. Kutta held positions of increasing responsibility within Celanese in Europe and the United States, including European automotive director, global director for polyacetals, and as general manager of the company’s acetate films business, Clarifoil.