Sector News

Lubrizol Corp. welcomes new CEO

January 3, 2017

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

comments closed

Related News

August 23, 2019

The higher purpose of being a CEO

Borderless Leadership

LinkedIn Twitter Xing EmailWhen I left my second large company experience to become President of a small manufacturing company I did so driven by ego; I fancied the title. Soon […]

August 23, 2019

As Brexit nears, Britain’s drugs, devices and pricing regulators seek the exit

Life sciences

LinkedIn Twitter Xing EmailFirm details on exactly how the U.K. will regulate new medicines is still to be decided after it leaves the EU later this year (caveats on timing […]

August 23, 2019

The Simply Good Foods Company acquires Quest Nutrition for $1bn

Consumer Packaged Goods

LinkedIn Twitter Xing EmailThe Simply Good Foods Company, the owner of Atkins-branded food products, has secured a deal to acquire protein snack maker Quest Nutrition for $1 billion. Quest, which […]

How can we help you?

We're easy to reach