8 Jun 2015
SCI is pleased to announce that Sharon Todd has been appointed as its new Executive Director.
Sharon is an experienced senior executive with over 25 years in the chemical industry. She has worked for a number of global corporations, including board positions in listed companies.
Her experience covers commercial management, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic repositioning of businesses. She has worked with both large established companies and small technology start ups and it is this diversity of experience that she is seeking to bring to her new role at SCI.
Sharon has diplomas from both the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Institute of Directors. She been involved with a number of industry trade associations and is currently a Non Executive Director of Chemicals North West, an industry-led, chemical cluster support organisation for the £10 billion North West chemical sector, the largest in the UK.
After studying chemistry at Southampton University she joined the chemical industry after being introduced to her future employer at an SCI event. She is delighted to be reconnected with SCI and will seek to strengthen the ties between science and business to help facilitate the application of science and innovation into everyday lives.
Sharon will take up her appointment from 15 June 2015.
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