Chemours strengthens leadership team

Chemours strengthens leadership team

Appoints Denise Dignam President, Titanium Technologies & Chemical Solutions, Gerardo Familiar Named President, Advanced Performance Materials

  • By ICN Bureau | March 24, 2023

The Chemours Company (Chemours) announces the appointment of Denise Dignam as President, Chemours Titanium Technologies and Chemical Solutions, effective April 1, 2023. Chemours will promote Gerardo Familiar to succeed Dignam as President, Chemours Advanced Performance Materials.

“Chemours is fortunate to have tremendous internal talent from which to draw in order to fill these key leadership positions,” said Mark Newman, Chemours President and Chief Executive Officer. “Both Denise and Gerardo are proven leaders who have helped to drive strong business performance and embrace our passion for producing critical chemistries that are innovative, responsibly manufactured, and play an essential role in a more sustainable economy.”

Denise Dignam brings more than 30 years of chemical industry experience to her new role leading Chemours’ largest business segment and Chemical Solutions business. Her expertise spans commercialization, sales, marketing, strategy, supply chain, and operations. She was named to lead the Advanced Performance Materials (APM) segment in 2021.

Gerardo Familiar has more than two decades of experience in the chemicals sector. He is currently general manager for the Chemours hydrogen venture where he has been central to accelerating Chemours’ growth initiatives in clean energy and hydrogen solutions. Prior to that, he led Global Strategy, Marketing, and Regulatory Affairs for Thermal & Specialized Solutions (TSS).

Newman added, “As I reflect on the strength of our three businesses and the depth and diversity of our leadership team, I am excited about Chemours' ability to continue delivering significant value to our stakeholders in the coming years.”

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