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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

CTT-Refractory and glass news
  • Ardagh Group management makes changes ahead of an expected acquisition: John Riordan has been appointed as president of Ardagh Glass North America. David Matthews, formerly of DS Smith plc, has joined the Group as chief financial officer and will be proposed for membership of the Board of Directors of Ardagh Group at its next annual general meeting in May 2014.
  • Imerys confirms the termination (pdf) by AMCOL International Corporation of the Agreement and Plan of Merger between Imerys and AMCOL, dated February 11, 2014, as amended. The termination follows Imerys’ decision, announced on March 7, not to increase its offer price for the acquisition of AMCOL after concluding that a higher price would not comply with its long term value creation objectives.