AWESOME leader will help ascend with global supply chain capabilities

November 28, 20181 minute read

Debbie Keehn, a panelist at the 2018 AWESOME Symposium, has taken on a new role with Ascend Performance Materials as SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer. Ascend is the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin.

In May, when Debbie participated on the AWESOME panel discussing “Leadership in a World of Technological Change,” she was VP Supply Chain Operations for Celanese Corporation.

In announcing the new leadership team at Ascend, the company’s president and CEO Phil McDivitt said, “We have long been committed to supporting our customers’ growth through reliable, high-performance products throughout the nylon 6,6 value chain. Expanding the experience and strength of our leadership team ensures that while we grow to meet demand, our key customers can continue to rely on us.”

Ascend’s Vydyne® PA66 resins and compounds are used in everyday essentials around the world, from car engines and sporting equipment to apparel and cable ties.