IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: People/Executives

Celanese’s Weidman Reflects on Industry

Strategies Must Adapt to Global Environment

4:58 PM MDT | May 21, 2012 | Robert Westervelt

David Weidman, who retired as Celanese chairman and CEO in early April, reflected in a recent interview with CW on what has changed in industry, noting what has successfully differentiated companies in the past may not necessarily work in a more global environment. “Companies must build businesses that can grow,” Weidman says. “The ‘polish the stone’ strategy will not work going forward. There needs to be strategy based on growth, it needs to be based on technology, and it needs to be much more global and international than most companies have been in the past. Being the same or marginally better than competition will not be sufficient.”

...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa