BBy Patrick Raleigh UT On-line/news editor
Middlebury, Connecticut-Crompton Corp. has appointed Myles Odaniell as executive vice president, Specialty Chemicals, a newly created position that encompasses the group’s entire portfolio of chemical businesses. He was formerly in charge of Crompton’s Plastics and Petroleum Additives division.
Odaniell’s responsibilities will include those previously held by Mary Gum, as executive vice president, Performance Chemicals and Elastomers Group. Gum is to retire at the end of the year, and will work on special projects until then, Crompton announced 20 May.