Lanning succeeds Al Jabi as head of Trinseo’s synthetic rubber business
Trinseo shares that Andre Lanning has taken on the position of global business director, synthetic rubber. Lanning assumed the role on 1 November 2019, succeeding Samer Al Jabi, who was recently named director, corporate development.
As director accountable for Trinseo’s Synthetic Rubber segment around the world, Lanning is responsible for spearheading business growth in target markets throughout Europe and Asia Pacific. Trinseo is strengthening its focus on innovative solutions for new high- and ultra-high-performance synthetic rubber applications linked to megatrends such as e-mobility and sustainability, as demanded by tyre manufacturers. In addition, Lanning will expand the positioning of Trinseo’s solutions for new applications including truck and bus, as well as broaden its product offering for technical rubber goods.
Lanning brings significant experience to Trinseo, joining the business from Advanced Refining Technologies (ART), where he served as managing director/chief executive officer of ART Hydroprocessing from January 2015. Previous experience includes at joint venture company WR Grace and at Chevron.
“With Andre Lanning as the new global business director, synthetic rubber, we will continue our strategy to drive innovation and sustainability efforts across the industry and be a solution provider for green e-mobility practices,” said Frank Bozich, president and chief executive officer of Trinseo. “Lanning has considerable experience in this field and will work with the team to continue to exceed customer expectations and engage the value chain.”
Lanning holds a Master in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.