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Evonik Oil Additives USA appointed Richard Van Sleet regional president in the Americas. He will retain his current responsibilities as global head of marketing for lubricant additives.
Richard Van Sleet
Calumet Specialty Products Partners named H. Keith Jennings executive vice president and chief financial officer. Jennings will assume his duties on January 1, following a transition from the current executive vice president and CFO, West Griffin.
Greg Miiller, formerly vice president of operations for the Savant Group, has been named vice president of engineering and new business development for the company.
Greif, a manufacturer of industrial packaging, has appointed Stephane Serrano as sales director for France.
Castrol India announced the appointment of Sandeep Sangwan as managing director for the company, effective January 1. He will succeed Omer Dormen, who will move into another role leading Castrol’s business in Europe. Sandeep Sangwan
After 49 years with Calumet Specialty Products Partners, John Banach, vice president, base oil sales, retired on September 1. His son, Bart Banach, was promoted to sales director, base oils.
Chemical distribution company Brenntag A.G. appointed Christian Kohlpaintner CEO and member of the company’s management board, effective January 1, 2020. He succeeds Steven Holland.
The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association announced new leadership at its 2019 annual meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The new president is Chuck Decker of American Oil and Supply International, replacing Barbara Kudis of Allegheny Petroleum Products Co.
Delphine Persouyre, formerly managing director of Total Luxembourg, joined Total Canada as president and managing director. She succeeds Franck Bagouet, who was appointed senior vice president of lubricants at Total Specialties USA, Inc. Bagouet replaces Christophe Doussoux, who has assumed a new leadership role with the company in Paris, France.