H.B. Fuller Names Hassan H. Rmaile as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) announced today that Hassan H. Rmaile will join the company as chief technology and innovation officer on October 29. Rmaile, of Wilmington, Del., comes to H.B. Fuller from Ashland Incorporated, where he most recently served as vice president of R&D platforms in the company's Specialty Ingredients commercial unit. He also recently co-led the integration of the technology groups as part of the ISP acquisition by Ashland. Prior to that, he served in roles of increasing responsibility, including global business director of regulated industries (Pharmaceuticals, Food and Personal Care) and global industry manager, Pharmaceuticals, at Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients. Hassan joined Ashland as part of the Hercules Incorporated acquisition in 2008.
Rmaile's strong, global leadership experience includes: managing platform developments that supported the growth strategy, research and development, process engineering, global product management and coordinating the leadership of 20 global labs. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Florida State University, a MBA in Finance from the University of Delaware and a BS in Chemistry from the American University of Beirut.
"We are delighted to welcome Hassan to H.B. Fuller to lead our global research and development and product management activities. He is a proven technology and business leader who will play an instrumental role in the execution of our strategy, which leverages innovation to drive sustainable, profitable growth," said Jim Owens, H.B. Fuller president and chief executive officer.
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