A. O. Smith names Ilham Kadri to board of directors
Dr. Kadri is a senior vice president at Sealed Air Corporation and president of the company's Diversey Care Division.
In her 20 years of experience, Dr. Kadri has held a variety of global roles in business leadership, strategic planning, sales, marketing, product management, mergers and acquisitions, and R&D, in public and private companies such as Shell-Basell, UCB-Cytec, Huntsman, and Rohm Haas-Dow.
Dr. Kadri joined Sealed Air in January 2013, coming from Dow Chemical, where she held executive leadership roles in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
She is a chemical engineer and has a master's degree in physics and chemistry and a doctorate in reactive extrusion from the University of Strasbourg, France.
Sealed Air announced the intention to spin-off its Diversey Care Division into a separate publicly traded company and Dr. Kadri will become the chief executive officer of the standalone business.