Dr. Ilham Kadri has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversey, which will become a standalone business that will encompass several businesses that Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to purchase from Sealed Air Corporation. Dr. Kadri’s appointment will be effective upon the closing of the sale to Bain Capital Private Equity, which is expected in September 2017.
Diversey will include the Diversey Care division of Sealed Air as well as the food hygiene solution business that is part of its Food Care division. Diversey will integrate chemicals, floor care machines, tools and equipment, with a wide range of technology based value-added services, food safety services and water and energy management.
Dr. Kadri joined Sealed Air in early 2013 as the President of the Diversey Care business. Under her leadership, the Diversey Care division has achieved a track record of consistent global growth through a deep customer-centric commitment and cutting edge innovation.
“I am excited by the opportunity that lies ahead to build Diversey as a customer-centric global leader in the hygiene and cleaning industry, and to fully engage our employees on this journey,” stated Dr. Kadri. “As a standalone company, we will have additional resources focused on innovative digital solutions and game-changing approaches like the Internet of Clean ™.”