MOVES: Methanex CEO Aitken to retire 1 Jan, Floren to replace him

22 September 2012 01:09  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Methanex chief executive Bruce Aitken will retire on 1 January, 2013, the company’s board of directors announced on Friday.

His replacement, John Floren, is currently senior vice president, global marketing & logistics at Methanex. Floren will assume Aitken’s title of president and CEO.

Aitken, a 21-year veteran with the Canada-based methanol producer, was appointed to the top job in 2004. Aitken will remain a director after retiring.

Floren, with Methanex since 2000, has been in his current job for seven years. Prior to Methanex, Floren worked in the chemical industry for 27 years.

Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company and is the world's largest supplier of methanol.

By: Lane Kelley
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