Despite sector's challenges, new DAK CEO sees growth potential for PET

01/18/2012

Jorge Young, the newly appointed CEO of DAK Americas, has a simple answer for possible areas of growth for the company.

"All our business units have growth opportunities," Young told PlasticsToday. "Growth will be through innovation and R&D and working closely with current and prospective customers on what solutions they are pursuing to match marketplace needs."

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producer DAK Americas recently promoted Young to the position of president and CEO. Young assumes this position with the retirement of Hector Camberos.

Upon retiring from DAK Americas, Camberos (who has held the position of president since DAK's creation in 2001) will move and return home to Argentina and assume the leadership of DAK Americas' Argentina PET Business. The company stated he will be active in strategic growth initiatives and new business developments of Alfa, DAK's parent company, in South America. ...
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