Ashland Inc. announced the appointment of Ashish K. Kulkarni to its Board of Directors. Kulkarni is the CEO of Kebotix. He is the former executive vice president and chief innovation officer, GAF, former chief technology and innovation officer, Avantor and former chief technology and innovation officer, Celanese Corporation.

He will serve on the Board's Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality, and Compensation Committees, effective May 6, 2024.  Prior to Celanese, Kulkarni held leadership positions at United Technologies Corporation, American Standard and General Electric. With the addition of Kulkarni and in anticipation of potential director retirements under the Board?s retirement and resignation policy, Ashland increases the size of the Board to 11 members. Kulkarni is a highly experienced global technology and innovation leader in premier companies across diverse industries.

He excels at building cultures and ecosystems of innovation to accelerate the delivery of breakthrough products and services that increase customer loyalty, market share, revenue growth, profitability, and return on investment (ROI).