Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Eastman appoints James O'Brien as BoD member
Eastman appoints James O'Brien as BoD member
24
Feb '16
Eastman Chemical, a global specialty chemical company has announced that its board of directors has elected James J. O'Brien as the new director.

O'Brien is retired chairman and chief executive officer of Ashland Inc., a leading global specialty chemical company. The Board also nominated O'Brien and the other current directors for re-election by stockholders to a new one-year term at the annual meeting on May 5, 2016, according to a press release.

O'Brien served as chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of Ashland Inc. from 2002 until his retirement in December 2014 and previously served as president and chief operating officer and senior vice president and group operating officer from 2001 to 2002. He joined Ashland in 1976, and became president of the Valvoline business in 1995.

Mark Costa, chairman and CEO for Eastman said, “Jim is a highly respected leader in the global business community, and we are pleased to welcome him to Eastman's Board of Directors. With a career spanning four decades, Jim brings extensive knowledge of the chemical industry and substantial experience as an executive of an international public company. His leadership during Ashland's transformation to a specialty chemical company, which is similar to Eastman's, will be incredibly valuable to our Board, stakeholders, and company.” (GK)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

MEGlobal to build first ever US MEG plant

Monoethylene glycol (MEG) producer MEGlobal plans to construct a new...

Courtesy: Ulster Carpet

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

Ulster Carpets acquires Griffith Textile Machines

Northern Ireland based manufacturer of carpets, Ulster Carpets said...

Interviews View All

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search