Ashland Inc has appointed Gregory W. Elliott as vice president and chief human resources and communications officer. He is based at the company's headquarters in Covington and reports to William A. Wulfsohn, Ashland chairman and chief executive officer. 

Since 2008, Elliott he has served as senior vice president, human resources and administration, at Navistar Inc, a global manufacturer of commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines and buses with US$10 billion in annual revenues and approximately 14,000 employees. Prior to that, Elliott was vice president, corporate human resources and administration for four years and also served as vice president of corporate communications from 1999 to 2004. Before joining Navistar, Elliott served as director of executive communications of General Motors Corporation from 1997 to 1999.

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