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Accsys Technologies hires manufacturing man as new CEO

The AIM-listed company said it was looking for a chief executive with “extensive manufacturing expertise” as it expands globally

Accsys Technologies - Accsys Technologies appoints new chief executive

Wood hardening specialist Accsys Technologies PLC (LON:AXS) has appointed ex-BP and Reliance Industries executive Robert Harris to step in as chief executive after Paul Clegg departs after a ten-year stint.

The AIM-listed company, which employs acetylation to transform cheaper softwood into high-performance and sustainable building products, said it was looking for a chief executive with “extensive manufacturing expertise” as it expands globally.

READ: Accsys Technologies swings to small underlying profit as demand grows for sustainable building products

Harris will start on 20 November.

He previously worked at global energy storage product recycling business Eco-Bat Technologies, held senior roles at manufacturers British Vita, Nippon Glass and Reliance Industries, while at BP he worked on the commercialisation of its wood treatment chemicals business.

 

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