Brenntag appoints Bleger as regional president for Asia Pacific
Brenntag, a global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, announced the appointment of Francois Bleger as regional president of Brenntag Specialties Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.
Bleger has more than 28 years of experience as a global specialty chemicals executive. He was formerly with Clariant, his latest roles being president of South-East Asia and Pacific, vice president and head of Business Unit for Industrial and Consumer Specialties (ICS) for the APAC region based in Singapore, and most recently the global head of Business Unit Additives based in Switzerland. Bleger has been based in Asia for more than 12 years.
He graduated with a Master of Chemical Engineering Degree from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Industries Chimiques, Nancy, France. He then went on to pursue his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France and the University of Delaware in the United States.