Celanese Announces Appointment of Lori A. Johnston as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Feb 15, 2016, 18:01 ET from Celanese Corporation

DALLAS, Feb. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, today announced that Lori A. Johnston, the company's Senior Vice President, Human Resources, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.

In addition to her leadership of Human Resources, Johnston will be responsible for Government Affairs, Global Communications, the Celanese Foundation and the company's global community engagement programs. She also will lead the company's diversity and inclusion efforts and develop the corporate security function.

"Since joining Celanese three years ago, Ms. Johnston has brought critical leadership and business acumen to our company. She was instrumental in the development and implementation of our complementary two-core business operating model," said Mark Rohr, Celanese Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "As Celanese continues to grow, Lori's capabilities in these additional areas will contribute to our performance as a global company."

Johnston has served as the company's Senior Vice President, Human Resources since 2012. Prior to joining Celanese, she was the Vice President, International Human Resources for Amgen, Inc., a biotechnology medicines company. She previously held management positions at the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Dell, Inc.

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. Our two complementary business cores, Acetyl Chain and Materials Solutions, use the full breadth of Celanese's global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for our customers and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,000 employees worldwide and had 2015 net sales of $5.7 billion. For more information about Celanese and our product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com.

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