This excerpt taken from the ICI 6-K filed Mar 16, 2005.
Mr C F Knott
Appointed a Director on 1 September 2004.
Charles Knott is Chairman and Chief Executive of Quest International. He graduated from Newcastle University in 1976 with an honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics. He joined National Starch and Chemical Company in 1984 as Commercial Director of Laing-National in Manchester and subsequently served in Germany and the Netherlands before returning to the UK in 1990 as Managing Director of National Starchs UK Adhesives operations.
Charles Knott was appointed Divisional Vice President, Performance Adhesives, in the United States and in 1994 became Senior Divisional Vice President and General Manager for the US Adhesives business.
In 1995 he relocated to Singapore to lead National Starchs Asia-Pacific operations as Corporate Vice President. He was appointed National Starch Chief Operating Officer in January 2001. In March 2003 he became Chairman and Chief Executive of Quest International, and Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Management Team of ICI. Aged 50.