CINCINNATI, OH (October 25, 2022) Michelman is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Chuck Xu to our Board of Directors. Chuck is Vice President and General Manager, Strategy and M&A, Electronics and Industrial Segment, DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
We look forward to Chuck’s strategic growth leadership contributions based on his deep general management and M&A experiences. His broad commercial and technical acumen, in both industrial and consumer markets, cuts across the advanced printing, automotive, aerospace, electronics, advanced materials, biomaterials, medical, and consumer industries. Chuck has acquired valuable corporate experience in roles of rapidly escalating responsibility while working at DuPont in multiple business units as well as at Honeywell and at Telephotonics Inc., an integrated fiberoptics startup. Chuck’s fluency in Mandarin and expertise on Chinese business culture will help fuel Michelman’s growth in China.
Chuck’s stellar educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Peking University, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California, and an MBA from Columbia University.
Steve Shifman, Executive Chairman of the Board at Michelman, stated, “I am very excited to have Chuck join the Michelman Board. His extensive experience in global business markets, and in specialty chemicals in particular, will be a valuable asset to the Michelman Board. Chuck will be a tremendous cultural fit with the rest of the Board and our Executive Team.”
Chuck is happy to be joining the Board and has said, “I am honored and excited to join the Michelman Board. I look forward to working with a very experienced and diverse Board as well as the Executive Team to drive Michelman’s substantial growth trajectory.”
Chuck will begin his term on the Michelman Board of Directors in Q4 of 2022.
We are delighted to have Chuck on the Board and anticipate leveraging his extensive expertise while guiding Michelman's growth across our digital printing, flexible packaging, fibers & composites, architectural, wood, and metal coatings, and advanced agricultural coatings businesses. We hope you share our sentiments in extending Chuck a warm welcome to the Michelman team!