Lubrizol Corp.’s board of directors has
elected James L. Hambrick, president
and CEO, to the additional role of chairman.
Hambrick will succeed W.G. Bares,
who will retire.
Hambrick joined Lubrizol in 1978.
Following his initial experience in operations
and technology, he served in a number
of commercial, business management
and international market expansion
positions, including global business
manager of the company’s oil additives
business. In 2000, Hambrick was elected
an officer and relocated to Singapore as
vice president, Asia Pacific. He was elected
president in 2003 and CEO in 2004.