• Chemours president & CEO, Denise Dignam.
    Chemours president & CEO, Denise Dignam.

The Chemours Company has announced the appointment of Denise Dignam, current interim chief executive officer, to the positions of president and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Dignam joined Chemours in 2015 and has over 35 years of experience in the chemical industry where she has held senior roles in business and operations, sales and marketing, commercialization, and supply chain.

She had served as interim CEO since February 2024, and prior to that held the positions of president, Titanium Technologies (TT) segment, and president, Advanced Performance Materials (APM) segment---two businesses that represent over 68 per cent of Chemours’ net sales in 2023.

Commenting on her appointment, Dignam said she will focus on strengthening the Chemours portfolio with high-value and emerging growth opportunities, and ensuring the company is operating as efficiently, effectively, and safely as possible.

“I am committed to continuing to lead with transparency as we do the hard work required to keep building our businesses for today and into the future. I want to thank our Chemours employees around the world, who are the cornerstone of our success, and our customers and partners for their continued support,” Dignam said.

Chemours board chair, Dawn Farrell, said Denise has the full support of the board, describing her as an experienced and capable executive.

“Denise is a high-calibre leader who has the experience and capability to build value for shareholders while upholding our core values and serving our valued customers,” she said.

Matthew S. Abbott, interim CFO will continue in his role while Chemours begins the search for a permanent financial officer.

Human Resources VP & chief of staff for titanium technologies, Diane Luliano, will step in as interim president of titanium technologies.