Ashland announces new Life Sciences business leader

1/9/2020, 11:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, Jan. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In line with the recently communicated business unit structure, Ashland today announced Ashok Kalyana will be joining Ashland, to lead the Life Sciences business unit, effective Jan. 31, 2020. Kalyana will report directly to Guillermo Novo, chairman and chief executive officer.

Most recently, Kalyana led Tate & Lyle’s Asia Pacific commercial and business development. Prior to that he led specialty materials businesses with Dow Chemical and Rohm and Haas. 

Kalyana graduated from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India as a chemical engineer. He later obtained his Master of Science in Chemical Engineering at Florida State University and an MBA at University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

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