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Buckman welcomes new global VP of its water division

Jan. 16, 2018 - Buckman has appointed Christine Staples global vice president of its water division.

January 16, 2018  By P&PC Staff

“After a rigorous search, we concluded that Christine’s leadership and considerable global experience in both the water and chemical industries, along with her strong track record of success as a Global General Manager made her the outstanding candidate for the role,” said Junai Maharaj, Buckman CEO. “Christine has demonstrated throughout her career the ability to work successfully in different environments, designing and leading strategies which resulted in impressive value creation. I look forward to working with her to create the next chapter of Buckman’s story of success.”

In this position, Staples will focus on “delivering growth through innovation, customer relationships, partnerships and sustainable value delivery across the global water industry,” says the company.

Staples spent more than two decades at Ecolab where she held increasingly complex executive leadership positions in both the water and energy industries with roles in sales, supply chain, marketing, strategic planning and leading regional and global business units. Most recently, she held the position of global general manager in Nalco Champion.


Buckman is a global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., with worldwide customers in pulp and paper, leather and industrial water treatment and process chemistry.

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