The Columbus company formerly known as Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. has appointed George Knight to replace CFO William Carter, effective Jan. 1.
Carter will leave after 20 years leading Hexion’s finance team. Knight has been senior vice president of finance and treasurer for Hexion since 2005, and spent time before at various Borden companies before they merged to become Hexion a decade ago. He also spent time at Duracell International Inc. and Deloitte & Touche.
Mark Bidstrup, CFO of Hexion’s epoxy, phenolics and coatings resins division since 2009, will become the new treasurer.
Hexion is the third-biggest private company in Central Ohio, recording $5.1 billion in revenue last year.
By Tom Knox
Source: Columbus Business First
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