Albemarle appoints new CEO, Luke Kissam

Albemarle appoints new CEO, Luke Kissam

12:10 PM, 19th July 2011
Albemarle appoints new CEO, Luke Kissam
Luther C Kissam, CEO, Albemarle.

BATON ROUGE, US: Albemarle Corporation has promoted Luther C Kissam to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2011. Kissam joined Albemarle in September 2003 as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and served as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Law, and Corporate Secretary from January 2008. He was then promoted as President in March 2010. Prior to joining Albemarle, Kissam has worked in Merisant and Monsanto.

“I am honoured to take on the role of CEO at Albemarle and lead our 4,000 plus employees around the globe as we work hard to build upon our successes of the last decade. We have an exceptional leadership team and I look forward to continuing our mission of delivering Albemarle’s vision 2015,” said Kissam.

“Luke has demonstrated broad leadership capability in his various roles at Albemarle. He led Albemarle’s restructuring efforts during the recent recession, positioning the company to recover faster than most while also expanding margins,” said Mark C Rohr, Chairman and CEO, Albemarle.

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