Board of Directors

Our board of directors ensures that the strategy and governance of the company are fully aligned with our shareholders' interests - enhancing value, integrity and transparency - while contributing insights from their diverse business experience.

Martin E. Franklin

Martin E. Franklin

Executive Chairman

Martin was appointed as Executive Chairman in January 2019 after having served as Chairman of the Board since founding Element Solutions in 2013. Martin brings an outstanding track record of creating and building successful businesses for the…

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Benjamin Gliklich

Benjamin Gliklich

Chief Executive Officer

Ben was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board in January 2019 after having served as Element Solutions’ Executive Vice President - Operations and Strategy from April 2016, Chief Operating Officer…

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Ian G. H. Ashken

Ian G. H. Ashken

Nominating and Policies Committee Chairman

Ian has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves on the boards of Nomad Foods Limited and APi Group Corporation, and is a director or trustee of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. Ian…

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Scot R. Benson

Scot R. Benson

President & Chief Operating Officer

Scot was appointed as President & Chief Operating Officer in January 2019 after having served as President - Performance Solutions from February 2015. Scot was also appointed as a member of the Board in April 2019. Scot joined…

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Christopher T. Fraser

Christopher T. Fraser

Director

Chris has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2019. Chris served as Chairman of the Board of KMG Chemicals Inc. from 2012 to 2018 and was a director of KMG from 2008 to 2018. He also served as Chief Executive Officer and President of…

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Michael F. Goss

Michael F. Goss

Audit Committee Chairman

Michael has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sotheby's, which he joined in March 2016. Michael had a 13 year career with Bain Capital, LLC…

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Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Director

Nichelle has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2018. She most recently served as Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions for Praxair, Inc. from 2003 to June 2019. Nichelle joined Praxair in 2003 as Senior Counsel responsible…

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E. Stanley O'Neal

E. Stanley O'Neal

Compensation Committee Chairman

Stan has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. A veteran of 21 years at Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc, until 2007, Stan served as Chairman of Merrill Lynch's Board from 2003 and Chief Executive Officer from 2002. He also served…

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Rakesh Sachdev

Rakesh Sachdev

Director

Rakesh served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from January 2016 to 2019. Before joining the Company in January 2016, Rakesh served for six years as Chief Executive Officer and as a director at Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, where he had…

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