Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, announced today that Steven Sterin has resigned as the company's chief financial officer.
Chris Jensen, senior vice president, finance and chief accounting officer, will serve as the company’s interim chief financial officer. Chris joined Celanese in 2005, and has held leadership positions in Finance including treasurer, controller and assistant controller. In addition to interim chief financial officer, he will continue as senior vice president, finance and chief accounting officer, where he has global responsibility for Tax, Treasury, Accounting, SEC reporting and Financial Shared Services. Prior to joining Celanese, Chris worked in the Inspections and Registration division of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. He spent thirteen years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an assurance and advisory services firm, in both the assurance and mergers and acquisitions groups.
“I want to thank Steven for his contributions to Celanese over the last eleven years,” said Mark Rohr, chairman and chief executive officer. “I support his desire to pursue broader leadership opportunities. We have a very capable internal leader, Chris Jensen, in the role of interim chief financial officer. We will start an external search shortly.”
Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,400 employees worldwide and had 2013 net sales of $6.5 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit
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