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Eastman Chemical: James P. Rogers

January 12, 2009

Eastman Chemical
appoints rogers CEO
Eastman Chemical Company’s board of directors has appointed James P. Rogers president and chief executive officer, effective May 2009. The board also appointed Rogers director, effective immediately. Rogers is currently president of the company and chemicals and fibers business group head.
Rogers has served in his current role since 2006. Prior to that, he had been executive vice president of the company since 2003. He joined Eastman in 1999 as senior vice president and chief financial officer, and was later appointed chief operations officer of Eastman Division.