Mitsubishi Chemical appoints Belgium-born Gilson as next CEO

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp said on Friday it has appointed Belgium-born Jean-Marc Gilson as its next chief executive officer and president, effective April 2021.

TOKYO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp 4188.T said on Friday it has appointed Belgium-born Jean-Marc Gilson as its next chief executive officer and president, effective April 2021.

Gilson, currently CEO of French plant-based ingredient maker Roquette Group, will join a short list of foreign CEOs at listed Japanese companies.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; editing by John Stonestreet)

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