Azelis appoints Benoit Fritz as Principals Development Director

29 September 2010

Benoit is highly experienced, having spent the last 8 years at The Dow Chemical Company as Commercial Director for Dow Wire & Cable business in EMEA and previously, as Market Manager for the same division. He has also worked with DuPont-Dow Elastomers as the global Wire & Cable team leader for ethylene copolymers and as European sales development manager for DuPont-Dow ethylene copolymers. The appointment of Benoit continues to build on Azelis’ structured principal development, a cornerstone in Azelis’ business progress. This will enable Azelis to create long term sustainable growth and value, combined with sensible customer focus.

Benoit comments “I am thrilled to join the fastest growing company within the European Specialty Chemicals distribution industry. My mission is to establish Principal Management as a key stronghold of Azelis in order to continuously enhance and differentiate its value proposition to its strategic partners. We will grow through the expansion of our distribution mandates by developing solutions that meet and anticipate our Principal’s needs”.

Azelis pan European presence in multiple industries is an asset for their strategic partners looking for value growth across diverse applications and geographies. “A strong partnership between Azelis and its Principals always generates tangible benefits to our customers through better and faster access to technologies, new products and innovative solutions” adds Benoit.

Benoit holds a Master’s Degree in Organic and Bio-organic Chemistry at the Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris. In June 1997, he conducted a DEA research at Ecole Normale Superieure Paris, which was published in the Journal de l’Academie des Sciences. He is based in Antwerp, Belgium.