The Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft today appointed Dr. Burkhard Lohr as the company’s new Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors. The 53-year-old, who currently serves as CFO of the Group, will succeed Norbert Steiner (61), who is retiring, on May 12, 2017.
”Dr. Burkhard Lohr is an excellent manager with long term experience beyond the financial area and a strong management track record. We are convinced that generational change and the success of the company will be driven forward with Dr. Burkhard Lohr at the helm of the company,” said Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Ralf Bethke.
Upon the appointment of the further Members of the Board of Executive Directors (Chief Financial Officer, Business Unit Potash and Magnesium Products) the Supervisory Board will decide in due course.
Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a specialty material solutions provider, announced it has initiated an information and consultation process with the Works Council of Trinseo Deutschland GmbH regarding the potential closure of its styrene monomer production site in Boehlen, Germany.
H.B. Fuller Company announced that Celeste Mastin, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Jim Owens as H.B. Fuller’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 4, 2022. Upon assuming the role, Mastin will also join the Company’s Board of Directors, replacing Owens, who will be retiring.
New LyondellBasell CEO Peter Vanacker, who joined the company from Neste in May, today named his senior executive team and outlined organizational changes, including creation of a circular and low-carbon solutions business. All changes will be effective 1 October.