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Executive Summary

Charles Knott tapped as chairman and chief executive of Quest, succeeding Paul Drechsler, a 25-year veteran of parent company Imperial Chemical Industries, ICI reports March 28. Knott joins the fragrance, flavors and food ingredients business of ICI from the company's subsidiary National Starch, where he served as president and chief operating officer of the adhesives and industrial starch manufacturer. During his tenure at National Starch, the division's Asian sales grew by 70% and profits by 170% during a six-year period. Knott will transition into his new role at Quest over the next month...



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