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Keith DuPont, President Performance Materials

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Massimo Petronio

In his role Keith is responsible for delivering the overall strategy for Performance Materials, including operational and commercial activities and developing talent.

Keith has over twenty-five years’ experience of manufacturing and commercial leadership across the metals, plastics and chemicals sectors.  He joined Coats from Handy & Harman, part of Steel Partners Holdings LP, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Handy & Harman Tubing Group. Prior to that, Keith was Chief Procurement Officer at the chemical company Chemtura and also held several strategic sales and marketing roles at SABIC, a global leader in speciality plastics.

Keith holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.


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