23 August 2004 00:01 [Source: ICB]
Kevin Wilson has been elected treasurer at Albemarle. Wilson most recently served as vice president and treasurer for speciality chemicals manufacturer Solutia, based in St Louis, Missouri, US. Before that he worked as director of international treasury for Mallinckrodt, a chemical and medical products manufacturer in St Louis.
Wilson holds a degree in business administration and a degree in economics from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Washington University.
Robert Faurie, head of reseach and development at speciality amino acid producer Amino, has been made honorary professor for chemistry at the University of Hannover in Germany.
The board of directors of ConocoPhillips has elected company president and chief executive officer James Mulva to succeed Archie Dunham as chairman of the major US integrated energy company.
Mulva will become chairman of the Houston, Texas-based company upon Dunham’s retirement on 30 September. Mulva will continue to serve as president and chief executive officer.
Speciality chemical maker Hercules has named Hanna Lukosavich as vice president and chief information officer, replacing Frank Raboud who retired 1 July. Lukosavich will report to Hercules’ president and chief executive officer Craig Rogerson.
Lukosavich joined Hercules from Resolution Performance Products of Houston. Prior to that, she was chief information officer at Ferrostaal and director of information technology for Mannesmann Pipe & Steel.
Texas Petrochemicals has announced a new slate of directors, following the departure, earlier this summer, of three of its top executives.
Serving on the company’s new board of directors will be Mark Demetree, Kevin Flannery, Arif Gangat, Frederick Pevow and Charles Shaver.
The newly appointed board has elected Demetree to serve as non-executive chairman. Flannery will be compensation committee chairman and Gangat will be the audit committee chairman.
Shaver was elected president and chief executive officer on the same day then-president and chief executive officer Carl Stutts, chief financial officer Joseph Grady and senior vice president Stephen Wright departed.
Texas Petrochemicals successfully emerged from bankruptcy protection in May this year.
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