Board of Directors

Our board of directors ensures that the strategy and governance of the company are fully aligned with our shareholders' interests - enhancing value, integrity and transparency - while contributing insights from their diverse business experience.

Sir Martin Ellis Franklin, KGCN

Sir Martin Ellis Franklin, KGCN

Executive Chairman

Martin was appointed as Executive Chairman in January 2019 after having served as Chairman of the Board since founding Element Solutions in 2013. Martin brings an outstanding track record of creating and building successful businesses for the long…

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Benjamin Gliklich

Benjamin Gliklich

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ben was appointed as President in July 2020 in addition to Chief Executive Officer and director in January 2019. Ben served as Element Solutions’ Executive Vice President - Operations and Strategy from April 2016, Chief Operating Officer from October…

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Ian G. H. Ashken

Ian G. H. Ashken

Nominating and Policies Committee Chair

Ian has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves on the boards of Nomad Foods Limited and APi Group Corporation, and is a director or trustee of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. Ian was the…

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Elyse Napoli Filon

Elyse Napoli Filon

Director

Elyse has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2021. She was most recently a Strategic Financial Advisor of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (“GCP”) from November 2016 to June 2019 where she had a lead role in structuring and implementing the…

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Christopher Fraser

Christopher T. Fraser

Compensation Committee Chair

Chris has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2019. Chris is currently a Senior Operating Director for SK Capital Partners. He served as Chairman of the Board of KMG Chemicals Inc. from 2012 to 2018 and was a director of KMG from 2008 to…

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Michael F. Goss

Michael F. Goss

Independent Lead Director

Michael has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Condé Nast from January 2020 to December 2020. Prior to joining Condé Nast, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sotheby…

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Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Audit Committee Chair

Nichelle has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2018. She most recently served as Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions for Praxair, Inc. from 2011 to June 2019 and is currently a board member of Xerox Holdings Corporation where she…

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E. Stanley O'Neal

E. Stanley O'Neal

Director

Stan has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. A veteran of 21 years at Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc, until 2007, Stan served as Chairman of Merrill Lynch's Board from 2003 and Chief Executive Officer from 2002. He also served as President…

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