Key Changes in Chemical Week Magazine
April 6, 2012 - Englewood, Colorado
Amyris has named Steven Mills CFO, effective May 2. Mills replaces Jeryl Hilleman, who is leaving the company. Mills was most recently senior executive v.p./performance and growth at Archer Daniels Midland, a role he held since 2010. He joined Archer Daniels Midland in 1979, and served as the company’s CFO from 2008 to 2010.
Airgas has named Doug Sherman v.p./communications. Sherman joined Airgas in 2002, and has since served as director/marketing communications. He will lead the company’s communications functions and report to COO Michael Molinini. Prior to joining Airgas, Sherman worked at New Holland North America, a marketing, advertising and creative services firm.
DuPont will nominate Lamberto Andretti for election to its board of directors at the company’s annual shareholders meeting on April 25. Andretti is CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, a position he has held since 2010. He joined Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1998, and has served in a variety of other roles, including COO. He was elected to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s board of directors in 2009.
Arkema has made three executive appointments. Christophe Andre has been named managing director/thiochemicals, Paul Leonard has been named group director/safety environment, and Gerard Langlais has been named director/sustainable development. Andre has been head of Arjowiggins Graphic, a division of paper maker Arjowiggins, since 2008. Leonard held a variety of roles with Dow Chemical before joining Arkema. Langlais was most recently the company’s logistics director.
The Chemical Heritage Foundation has named Jennifer Landry director of the foundation’s museum. Landry was most recently associate director/special collections at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, a role she has held since 2008.
David Morse is expected to be elected executive v.p. and chief technology officer of Corning at the company’s board meeting on April 26. His appointment will take effect May 1. Morse will succeed Joseph Miller, who is retiring at the end of April. He joined Corning in 1976 and was most recently senior v.p. and director of corporate research/science and technology organization. Miller steps down after 11 years as the company’s v.p. and chief technology officer.
Linde has named Jim Stanley program manager/industrial applications, North America. Stanley, who has worked in industrial gases for 17 years, was most recently manager/government and inside sales at Linde.
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