RPC Group director Heike van de Kerkhof steps down
Ms. van de Kerkhof has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company from November 24, 2015.
Ms. van de Kerkhof is Managing Director of the European business of Chemours Titanium Technologies based in Geneva, Switzerland a subsidiary of Chemours Inc formed from a demerger of the DuPont Performance Chemicals businesses and floated on the New York Stock Exchange in July 2015.
Ms. van de Kerkhof's career with DuPont began in 1989 through to 2015 when Chemours was established.
During this time she held various positions including strategic sales and marketing management positions in the automotive and telecommunications markets for DuPont's Safety and Protection business and subsequently in the Cosmetics and Personal Care business.
She led the creation of the DuPont Packaging Solutions consultancy venture focused on developing more environmentally sustainable packaging designs and innovation for major global brands.
From 2008 to 2012 Ms. van de Kerkhof was Managing Director of DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers, Europe. Since 2012 she has been Managing Director of DuPont (now Chemours) Titanium Technologies.
Ms. van de Kerkhof graduated with a degree in Mechanical Textile Engineering from the University of Mönchengladbach, Germany in 1988 and has an MBA from the European University, Geneva, Switzerland.