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4/2/2012 8:26 AM ET

Celanese Corp. (CE: Quote) said Mark Rohr has assumed the roles of chairman and chief executive officer. He will be based at Celanese's corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Rohr was named by the Celanese Board of Directors in November 2011 to succeed David Weidman, who officially retired April 2, 2012.

Prior to assuming his new roles, Rohr visited Celanese sites and customers around the world including Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He will continue engaging with customers and other key stakeholders through aggressive outreach including a corporate blog, mobile applications and new website to be introduced later this year.

Rohr, a member of Celanese's Board of Directors since 2007, earlier held the positions of chief executive officer and chairman of Albemarle Corp., as well as executive chairman of its Board.

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