Hua Du

Hua Du


Appointed in: 2018
Presence at meetings in 2019 (13/13)

Born in: 1969

Term of office ends: 2020

Diplomas and main Solvay activities: BS Chemistry (Beijing University) PhD. Organic Chemistry (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Comex member.

Who is Hua Du?

Hua Du began his career with Solvay as President of Solvay Rare Earth Systems in 2010. In 2015, he was appointed as the President of the new Global Business Unit Special Chem, which combines the former GBUs Rare Earths Systems and Special Chemicals as well as the fluorine part of the GBU Aroma Performance. He has been appointed Member of the Executive Committee in 2018.

Before joining Solvay, he worked for more than 13 years at Rohm & Haas and Dow Chemical in the electronic materials business.