IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Personal Care

Ashland CEO to retire

2:32 PM MDT | April 24, 2014 | Vincent Valk

Ashland chairman and CEO James O’Brien will retire at the end of this year, the company says. O’Brien became CEO at Ashland in 2002 and oversaw two major acquisitions, those of Hercules and International Specialty Products, that turned the company into a major specialty chemicals producer. He will remain on Ashland’s board after retiring to “facilitate a smooth transition,” the company says. Ashland’s board has appointed a committee, led by Barry Perry, to head the search. Perry is Ashland’s lead independent director. The...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa