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FERRO NAMES KIRSCH: James F. Kirsch

August 11, 2005

FERRO NAMES KIRSCH
PRESIDENT AND CEO
Ferro Corporation has named James
F. Kirsch president and CEO of the
company. Responsible for Ferro’s global
operations, Kirsch has also been
named a member of the newly formed
office of the chairman.
Kirsch joins Ferro after serving as
president of Premix Inc. and Quantum
Composites Inc. He started his career
with the Dow Chemical Company,
where he spent 19 years and held various
positions of increasing responsibility,
including global business director
of propylene oxide and derivatives
and global vice president of electrochemicals.