SHOW NEWS: Cabot appoints new senior VP and CTO

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Cabot Corporation has appointed Dr Patricia Hubbard as senior VP and CTO, reporting directly to CEO Sean Keohane. In this role, Dr Hubbard will assume responsibility for Cabot’s global technology and R&D functions. She will be responsible for shaping and evolving Cabot’s technology strategy while driving execution in support of the company’s business objectives.

“Patricia is a seasoned technology professional with a proven track record of leadership and a passion for working with customers to commercialize innovation across a diverse set of applications,” said Keohane.

“Her extensive knowledge of materials science and formulated solutions combined with her strong leadership skills and passion for product development made her a natural choice to help advance our focus on growth and application innovation.”

Dr Hubbard said, “I am thrilled to join Cabot as it has been a leader in the chemical industry for over 135 years and has built a reputation for developing strong customer relationships to successfully commercialize technology innovation.

“I see great opportunity for Cabot to bring the power of materials innovation to address some of the most pressing global macrotrends. I’m excited to join this talented team and look forward to contributing to the future developments and continued growth of the company.”

Dr Hubbard’s experience includes leadership positions at several global Fortune 500 companies. Most recently she was VP of R&D for Avery Dennison’s label and graphic materials division in North America. Her career in technology also includes VP of corporate R&D as well as technology director for the specialty engineered materials business at PolyOne Corporation. In addition, she has held various technology roles at General Electric.

Cabot Corporation will be at booth C514 at Tire Technology Expo 2018. The show is being held next week, February 20-22.

February 14, 2018

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