Chemours Appoints Chief Financial Officer

He spent more than a decade with chemical company Quaker Houghton.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

June 5, 2024

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Chemours Names CFO
Hostetter takes over for interim CFO Matt Abbott who will resume his role as SVP, chief enterprise transformation officer.The Chemours Co.

The Chemours Co. has named Shane Hostetter as chief financial officer effective July 1st. As CFO, Hostetter will lead Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Strategy, and Enterprise Risk Management.

Hostetter joins Chemours with 13 years of service at Quaker Chemical Corp. (“Quaker Houghton”), where he served as CFO since April 2021. Throughout his career at Quaker Houghton, Shane served in several executive- and senior-level leadership positions including vice president of Finance, chief accounting officer, and global controller.

He brings a breadth and depth of experience to Chemours spanning all financial aspects of the organization including accounting, finance, treasury, investor relations, and tax. Prior to Quaker Houghton, Hostetter held several financial leadership roles at Pulse Electronics Corporation, a publicly traded global manufacturer of electronic components, and started his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Shane is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has an MBA in Finance from Villanova University.

“Shane is a welcome addition to the Chemours team. With over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of finance and a deep understanding of the chemicals industry, Shane is uniquely positioned to drive long-term value for shareholders,” said Denise Dignam, president and chief executive officer of Chemours.

Matt Abbott, Interim CFO since February 2024, will resume his prior role of SVP, chief Enterprise Transformation officer, where he is responsible for accelerating growth, unlocking new productivity, and improving operational performance across the organization.

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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