Great Lakes names new officers
Jeffrey Potrzebowski and Maurizio Butti were elected corporate officers of Great Lakes Chemical Corp., of Indianapolis, a leading producer of specialty chemicals and consumer products.
Potrzebowski, who joined the company in 1993, is vice president of investor relations and financial analysis. He was named investor relations director in 1996 and promoted to his current post in 2001. Before joining Great Lakes, he was with Stewart-Warner Corp.—a subsidiary of BTR Inc.—USG Corp. and Price Waterhouse, where he spent 10 years.
Butti was promoted to executive vice president and general manager of polymer stabilizers and replaces Henri Steinmetz as corporate officer. Butti is based in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, where the Great Lakes Polymer Stabilizers business is headquartered.
Since 2000, Butti was vice president of business management and marketing for polymer stabilizers. He joined Great Lakes in 1994, where he directed business development for the polymer stabilizers business. From 1985 to 1994, he handled strategic planning for Enichem Synthesis, after serving in product management at SOL Industrie.
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C. William Zadel, chairman and CEO of Mykrolis Corp., of Billerica, Mass., said in mid-June he would step down as CEO in the coming months as part of a planned retirement. The Board of Directors expects to announce a successor by late 2004 or early 2005. Zadel engineered the company’s spin-off from Millipore in August 2001.
Peter S. Kirlin, formerly CEO and chairman of Dupont Photomasks Inc., has been named vice president of business development. Kirlin also was in management at ATMI, Inc. and American Cyanamid Corp. Mykrolis develops, makes and supplies systems to precisely measure, deliver, control and purify process liquids, gases and chemicals, as well as deionized water, photoresists and vacuum systems utilized in the semiconductor manufacturing process.
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