US group elects new officer, members for board

06 June 2012 16:55  [Source: ICIS news]

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HOUSTON (ICIS)--Dutch-based LyondellBasell's chief executive Jim Gallogly was elected as a board officer for the American Chemistry Council (ACC) at the group's annual meeting in Colorado Springs, the US-based group said on Wednesday.

Gallogly's appointment becomes effective on 1 January 2013. He will assume the role of vice chairman of the board and chair of the board's finance, audit and membership committee.

"He’ll serve in this capacity for one year, followed by a one year term each as chairman of the executive committee and chairman of the board," the ACC said. "Gallogly was first elected to ACC’s board of directors in September 2010."

Also at the annual meeting, the ACC elected 16 people to serve on its board of directors.

They include:

           Frederick Palensky, executive vice president, research & development; chief technology officer, 3M

           Joseph Rupp, chairman, president and CEO, Olin

           Tom Bates, president, Evonik Degussa

           Graeme Burnett, president and CEO, Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA

           John Dearborn, vice president, Americas, SABIC Innovative Plastics

           Joe Harlan, president, performance materials division, Dow Chemical

           James Harton, president, Rhodia, a member of the Solvay Group

           Luke Kissam, president and CEO, Albemarle

           Stephen Large, president and CEO, SI Group

           Laurent Lenoir, CEO, Taminco

           Jerry MacCleary, president, NAFTA Region, Bayer MaterialScience

           Michael McGarry, senior vice president, commodity chemicals, PPG Industries

           Fernando Musa, CEO, Braskem America

           Bernard Roche, president and CEO, Arkema Inc

           Francis Sherman, president, Akzo Nobel Chemicals

           Tim Strehl, president, Ascend Performance Materials

By: Bobbie Clark
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