IMCD appoints Charles Page as Managing Director in South East Europe

IMCD Group, a global leading distribution partner, and formulator of speciality chemicals and ingredients, has appointed Charles Page as Managing Director for South East Europe, effective February 1st, 2024.

In his new role, Charles will lead the strategic growth ambitions in the region, focusing on developing new and existing principals, driving internal and external commercial excellence, and further advancing digitalisation of the business. Working closely together with his team, he will explore further opportunities for M&A’s as well as developing new business.

Charles brings more than 20 years of experience in the Chemical and Materials industry. He previously held commercial and senior management positions in Avient Corporation and Arlanxeo. He joined IMCD in 2020 and since then has been successfully leading the Advanced Materials Business Unit in Germany.

“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Charles as the new Managing Director of SEE. Since joining our company in 2020, Charles has demonstrated outstanding leadership and a firm commitment to our growth strategy. We have full confidence in his ability to lead IMCD SEE, and we look forward to continue the region’s growth under his leadership,” said Piet van der Slikke, CEO of IMCD.

“I am honoured and excited to embrace this role in South East Europe. Leading the Advanced Materials Germany Business for the past three years has been a tremendous privilege, and I’m eager to continue the journey, building upon the strong foundation laid by Johann Milchram. Together with the exceptional team in South East Europe, I am confident that we will achieve even greater heights of success,” said Charles Page.

Charles is British, holds an EMBA from ESSEC and Mannheim Business Schools and will be based at the IMCD office in Austria reporting to Frank Schneider. He will be replacing Johann Milchram, former Managing Director for SEE, who will assume a new role within the company as Managing Director of Canada.