Schuller will join the company as vice president, Asia Pacific, on Nov. 28, 2011. Schuller, of Blue Bell, Pa., comes to H.B. Fuller from Dow Advanced Materials. Prior to its acquisition by Dow, Joan spent 16 years at Rohm and Haas Company, including five years leading businesses in Singapore and China. She has extensive experience executing strategic growth initiatives and successfully leading global businesses focused on coating materials, specialty adhesives, plastics additives, adhesives and sealants, paper, textiles and graphic arts. Most recently, she served as vice president and general manager of Dow Coating Materials, North America. Schuller earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University and a master's in business administration from Temple University.
"We are delighted to welcome Joan to H.B. Fuller. She is a proven global, commercial leader who has developed dynamic teams and built profitable, growing businesses in Asia. Growth in our Asia Pacific business has doubled over the past five years, and we intend to accelerate that growth under Joan's leadership. She also will lead a global team focused on identifying and executing innovation projects in one of our three key strategic growth markets," said James J. Owens, H.B. Fuller president and CEO.
About H.B. Fuller Company:
For nearly 125 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants, paints and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Recognized for unmatched technical support and innovation, H.B. Fuller brings knowledge and strength to help its customers find precisely the right formulation for the right performance. With fiscal 2010 net revenue of $1.36 billion, H.B. Fuller serves customers in packaging, hygiene, paper converting, general assembly, woodworking, construction and consumer businesses. For more information, visit www.hbfuller.com.
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