WestRock appoints Albemarle executive VP as Ingevity CEO

WestRock appoints Albemarle executive VP as Ingevity CEO

8:38 AM, 7th August 2015
WestRock appoints Albemarle executive VP as Ingevity CEO
Steve Voorhees, CEO, WestRock. (File photo)

NORCROSS, US: WestRock Company said that Albemarle Corp executive vice president, D Michael Wilson will be the chief executive officer of the company’s specialty chemicals business that is expected to be a publicly traded company, Ingevity, early next year as a result of a spin-off from WestRock. He will join the company on 1 Sept.

“Michael Wilson brings breadth and depth of specialty chemicals experience and his exceptional leadership skills and outstanding track record of delivering results will serve the company well,” said Steve Voorhees, CEO, WestRock.

Most recently Wilson was executive VP at Albemarle, leading the performance chemicals business. Wilson has earlier held a variety of business unit leadership roles at FMC, Wausau Papers and Rexam.

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