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Diversey Hires Corporate Development Leader

March 8, 2018


Diversey has announced today the appointment of Henrique Andrews to the position of Vice President, Corporate Development. 

In his new role, Henrique Andrews will lead Diversey’s mergers and acquisitions program. Henrique brings extensive experience of M&A transactions, corporate development, and strategic planning and will spearhead Diversey’s ambitious acquisition plan.

Diversey recently acquired Twister, the leading manufacturer of diamond floor pads for floor care, and is currently finalizing the due diligence required to complete the intended acquisition of Zenith in the UK.

Previously, Henrique served as Group Corporate Development Director for Johnson Matthey Plc, a FSTE 100 company, where he was responsible for acquisition, disposal and joint venture activities, as well as M&A strategy and deal origination. Prior to that role, Henrique worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, London.

“We are pleased to welcome Henrique Andrews to Diversey. He brings a wealth of experience to help us develop and execute strategic plans to achieve our growth through acquisitions and corporate development” – commented Dr. Ilham Kadri, President and CEO of Diversey.

Henrique is qualified Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from Southampton University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Pacific Asian Studies from University of London.
<div class="line">&nbsp;</div> <h2>About Solenis</h2> <p>Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company&rsquo;s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2024 Best Managed Company Gold Standard honoree, recognized four years in a row.</p> <p>For additional information about Solenis, please visit <a href="/en/"></a> or follow us on social media.</p>



Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications