Lubrizol Makes Management Changes

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

The Lubrizol Corporation announced management changes designed to better support the company’s business objectives that include driving organic growth, strengthening the product portfolio and improving profitability. The newly appointed leadership will focus on enhancing product innovations across the enterprise, improving operating efficiencies across the global manufacturing and supply chain structure, managing enterprise risk and executing key bolt-on acquisitions that are complementary to existing product lines. The promotions took effect on September 26.

Steve Kirk was elevated to senior vice president and chief operating officer, in charge of both Lubrizol Additives (LZA) and Lubrizol Advanced Materials (LZAM) business segments.

Larry Norwood was promoted to corporate vice president, operations, leading operations personnel and infrastructure for both LZA and LZAM.

Bob Graf was promoted to corporate vice president, research and development, leading research strategy and the development of scientific resources for both LZA and LZAM. Greg Lewis was promoted to corporate vice president, global risk management and chief ethics officer, with oversight of loss prevention activities; the health, safety, environment and security function; and corporate ethics for the company.

Dan Sheets was promoted to corporate vice president and president, Lubrizol Additives.

Eric Schnur was promoted to corporate vice president and president, Lubrizol Advanced Materials.

Don Bogus, senior vice president, The Lubrizol Corporation and president of Lubrizol Advanced Materials, will retire from Lubrizol effective January 2, 2009.

Mark Pringle has been named vice president, sales, .

John Pilley has been named vice president, sales, and Asia Pacific.

Joseph Chai was promoted to vice president and general manager, Performance Coatings.

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Frontline appoints Macleod as new CEO

Crude oil tanker firm Frontline, part of shipping tycoon John Fredriksen's business empire, appointed Robert Hvide Macleod as chief executive to replace Jens Martin Jensen, the firm said on Monday.

BHP Bullish on Caval Ridge's Prospects

Yesterday BHP Billiton Coal President, Dean Dalla Valle, was joined by the Hon. Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, and joint venture partner Mitsubishi in a ceremony to open the US$3.

Vice Presidents Rejig at Caterpillar Inc

Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidents’ retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT)

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2063 sec (5 req/sec)