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Sabic's Charlie Crew retiring, DuPont's Keith Smith on board

November 23, 2011

PITTSFIELD, MASS. (Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m. ET) – Charlie Crew is retiring as executive vice president of Sabic Innovative Plastics effective Jan. 1, and he will be replaced by Keith J. Smith, most recently DuPont Co.’s vice president for sourcing and logistics. 

Smith will join Sabic on Dec. 1 to plan for the transition. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering. He joined DuPont in 1980.

His experience includes a stint as vice president and general manager of DuPont Engineering Polymers.

“Keith is an accomplished executive with diverse expertise and a proven record of delivering productivity improvements and growth,” Al-Mady said in the release. “I am confident he will sustain this success for himself and our company.”