Cathy Zhou becomes Vice President of Purolite in China

November 9, 2018- Hangzhou, China- Purolite is proud to announce the Promotion of Cathy Zhou to the position of Vice President of Purolite China. In her new role, Cathy is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of Purolite and Purosoft, reporting to Alan Joynes, Vice President of the Asia Regions.

Cathy has been a Purolite employee in Asia for 15 years, coming on board in 2003. Cathy works for both Purolite, and Purosoft, a business-to- consumer distribution division of Purolite in Asia.

Cathy is an attorney, and previously serviced as General Counsel to Purolite. Speaking on why she likes the company, Cathy notes she “enjoys the quick reaction of the market.” Her biggest accomplishments are working on total solutions for resin and equipment with Francis Boodoo (Director of Applied Technology) and Alan Joynes (Vice President of Asia).

As vice president Cathy would like to “continually push growth.” Finding new markets and continuing significant growth is always a challenge, she notes. But Cathy believes that new and niche markets are constantly developing and evolving, and finding products that fill the needs of customers in emerging sectors is a stronghold for Purolite.

Speaking on her promotion, Cathy laughs, “I don’t know why they chose me, but I hope it is the right decision!” She says she has gotten to this point by “getting up, dressing up, and never giving up.” However, coworkers agree that it is certainly Cathy’s leadership skills, motivating disposition, legal know-how and personality that make her successful.

“I would like to wish Cathy much success in her well-deserved new position,” praises Steve Brodie, CEO of Purolite.

In her spare time, Cathy enjoys fitness and meeting with friends.

We wish Cathy the best of success in her new role!