Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, today announced the appointment of Amy Hebert as vice president, Europe region. Hebert joins Celanese from Albemarle Corporation where she most recently led the catalyst business as vice president, with overall responsibilities including creating and executing long-term business development strategies and managing the group's financial performance. During her time with Albemarle, Hebert held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities including chemical engineer, sales manager and global business manager of catalysts and components. She also held an assignment in France and served as vice president of Albemarle's performance catalyst solutions division, which became one of the fastest-growing divisions in the company under her leadership. “Amy’s leadership skills and industry knowledge will be an asset to our long-term success in Europe, which accounts for almost 40 percent of our global sales,” said Mark Rohr, chairman and chief executive officer, Celanese Corporation. “In her new role in Europe, Hebert will be accountable for profitably growing Celanese’s businesses in the region, optimizing manufacturing and maintaining cost competitiveness.” Hebert earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. About Celanese 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 www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com . All registered trademarks are owned by Celanese International Corporation or its affiliates.