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Calderys Announces New General Manager, Jul 19, 2013


Calderys Announces New General Manager of Calderys Refractory Solutions

As of May 2, 2013, John MAXWELL is appointed Vice President & General Manager of Calderys - Refractory Solutions, the Monolithic Refractories Division of Imerys group.





John Maxwell joins Calderys after having spent twenty-three years with Morgan Crucible plc., a global leader in advanced materials and technical ceramics. John Maxwell succeeds Christian. Schenck, who will remain with Imerys as advisor to Chief Officer Gilles Michel. 


"I'm delighted to join Calderys" says Maxwell. "To continue the success of the company I intend to focus on the key drivers of profitable growth: innovation, geographic expansion and acquision."


J.Maxwell brings to Calderys a wealth of international leadership experience from the industrial sector. At Morgan, J. Maxwell held different positions notably in marketing/sales and general management, and was based in the United Kingdom, United States, China and Germany.  Most recently he was in charge of two international divisions, Morgan Advanced Materials & Technology and Morgan Molten Metal Systems, and was based in Munich, Germany. J. Maxwell holds an engineering degree and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School.  

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