原亚什兰高级副总裁兼高性能材料总裁Theodore L. (Ted) Harris已提出辞呈并将就任另一家上市公司的首席执行官。亚什兰高性能材料的新领导将在稍后任命，并向Fernandez-Moreno汇报。
“新的领导层架构使Luis和Sam可以在公司的各种决策中发挥更大作用，”亚什兰董事长兼首席执行官William A. Wulfsohn说，“作为一名管理者，Luis工作投入、经验丰富，推动了公司全球业务的盈利增长和贯彻执行。自18个月前就任特种添加剂总裁以来，他带领该部门进行了成功的全球重组，提高了部门的竞争能力和财务绩效。”
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