Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, has appointed Andre Lanning as the new Global Business Director, Synthetic Rubber. Lanning assumed the role on November 1, 2019, succeeding Samer Al Jabi, who was recently named Director, Corporate Development.
As Global Business Director, Synthetic Rubber, Lanning is responsible for spearheading growth of the business in target markets throughout Europe and Asia Pacific. Trinseo is strengthening its focus on innovative solutions for new high- and ultra-high-performance synthetic rubber applications linked to megatrends like e-mobility and sustainability, as demanded by tire manufacturers. In addition, Lanning will expand the positioning Trinseo’s solutions for new applications including truck and bus, as well as broaden its product offering for technical rubber goods.
Lanning brings significant experience to Trinseo, joining the business from Advanced Refining Technologies (ART), where he served as Managing Director/CEO of ART Hydroprocessing; a joint venture between WR Grace and Chevron, based in the United States. Throughout his career, Lanning has led several large organizations, with positions of global responsibility.
“With Andre Lanning as the new Global Business Director, Synthetic Rubber, we will continue our strategy to drive innovation and sustainability efforts across the industry and be a solution provider for green e-mobility practices,” said Frank Bozich, President and CEO of Trinseo. “Lanning has considerable experience in this field and will work with the team to continue to exceed customer expectations and engage the value chain.”
Lanning holds a Master in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.
Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber. We are focused on delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to help our customers create products that touch lives every day — products that are intrinsic to how we live our lives — across a wide range of end-markets, including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, lighting, electrical, carpet, paper and board, building and construction, and tires. Trinseo had approximately $3.8 billion in net sales in 2019, with 17 manufacturing sites around the world, and approximately 2,700 employees. For more information visit www.trinseo.com.
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