Wickliffe-based specialty chemical company Lubrizol Corp. has a new CEO, effective Jan. 2.
Eric R. Schnur has taken on the role of chairman, president and CEO as part of a planned leadership transition announced in mid-2016, according to a news release.
Schnur succeeds James L. Hambrick, who had been serving as chairman and CEO.
Schnur was named president and chief operating officer of Lubrizol on June 1, 2016, the release stated. Prior to that, he had served as president of the company’s Advanced Materials business segment. In total, he has been with Lubrizol for more than 27 years, having joined it as an engineer in research and development. He has a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.
Lubrizol is a Berkshire Hathaway company, having been acquired by it in 2011 under Hambrick’s leadership.
Source: Crain`s Cleveland Business
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