BERWYN, Pa.—Martin Pugh, Trinseo S.A. executive vice president and chief operating officer, will retire March 1.
The COO position was established as an interim role in 2015 while Trinseo integrated a number of strategic initiatives into the business. The company will not be replacing Pugh in the COO role, as these initiatives have been completed.
Tim Stedman, senior vice president and business president for basic plastics and feedstocks, and Hayati Yarkadas, senior vice president and business president for performance materials, will now report directly to Trinseo President and CEO Chris Pappas.
Trinseo is a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber. Its products are used in home appliances, automotive, building and construction, carpet, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical and lighting, medical, packaging, paper and paperboard, rubber goods, and tire industries.