On September 12, Tokai Carbon, parent company of Cancarb Limited, announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Donnelly as President, replacing Mr. Ken Tate, who will retire as of September 30, 2019. Mr. Tate will remain in an advisory capacity through December 31, 2019. Cancarb Limited is the world’s largest producer of medium thermal black.
Takashi Masaki, General Manager of the Carbon Black Division of Tokai Carbon stated, “We extend our thanks to Ken Tate for his efforts over the past five years, especially in seeing through the transition to Cancarb being a subsidiary of Tokai Carbon, as well as initiation and approval of the unit six expansion.”
Peter Donnelly has worked in various roles in Cancarb over the past 24 years including most recently as VP, Marketing, and prior to that as Director, Quality and Development. “We are confident that his vision and strong mindset will successfully guide Cancarb in the coming years,” Masaki said.