ERJ staff report (LMH)
Boston, Massachusetts -- Jeff Zhu has joined Cabot Corp. as a senior vice president and president of the Asia Pacific region, Cabot said in a 24 April announcement.
Zhu is directly responsible for the Asia Pacific region of Cabot, which includes 10 manufacturing sites throughout China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Malaysia. Zhu will report directly to Cabot CEO Patrick Prevost.
Prior to Cabot, Zhu served as head of global sales at Asia Pacific Resources International Holding Limited (APRIL), a multi-billion dollar privately owned global paper and pulp company.
He previously spent 18 years with Rhodia and its predecessor Rhone-Poulenc, working in a variety of regional and global business leadership roles, including Asia Pacific regional commercial director, regional vice president and general manager for Novecare, and vice president and global director for Electronics and Catalysis.
"With over 20 years of chemical industry experience, Jeff brings a comprehensive global perspective coupled with first-hand experience in many key markets as well as Asia Pacific," Prevost said. "Jeff's extensive technical expertise and broad international experience will be a significant contribution to Cabot's strategy for accelerating the growth and success that Cabot has already achieved throughout the region.â€
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Press release from Cabot Corp.