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Sylvie Lemoine joins Cefic as Executive Director Product Stewardship


07 Jan 2019


Brussels, 7 January 2019 – Sylvie Lemoine, Senior Government Affairs Manager with Dow, has been appointed Cefic’s Executive Director Product Stewardship effective immediately, as successor of Peter Smith, who has retired from Cefic.
As Executive Director Product Stewardship, Sylvie will be responsible for the key chemical legislation topics, including the implementation of REACH, an EU framework for endocrine disruptors, and the interface between chemicals, products and waste.
Cefic Director General Marco Mensink said:
“Sylvie brings a unique skill set to the Product Stewardship team. The combination of her advocacy experience in Brussels with an in-depth technical knowledge of the EU chemicals legislation makes her a perfect fit for this role.
I would like to thank outgoing Executive Director Peter Smith for his contribution to the Product Stewardship team over the past seven years.”
Sylvie Lemoine is a seasoned public affairs professional with more than ten years of experience in EU government affairs. Prior to joining Dow Corning in 2016, she was Director for Technical and Regulatory Affairs in A.I.S.E., the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance products.
Sylvie Lemoine holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg, France and started her career as an analytical lab supervisor in ExxonMobil Chemical.
About Cefic:
Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, founded  in 1972, is the voice of large, medium and small chemical companies across Europe, which provide 1.2 million jobs and account for 16% of world chemicals production.