Hexion reports that Craig O. Morrison has retired from the position of chairman, president and CEO of Hexion after more than twelve years of service.

He will be replaced by Craig A. Rogerson, the former chairman, president and CEO of Chemtura Corporation. Prior to Chemtura, Rogerson had a 27 year career at Hercules Incorporated serving in various senior management. He also serves on the boards of PPL Corporation, the American Chemistry Council, the Society of Chemical Industry, and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

‘We would like to thank Craig Morrison for his leadership, dedication and service to Hexion since its formation in 2005,’ said Scott Kleinman, lead partner, Apollo Global Management. ‘Craig has built a leading global specialty chemical company and world-class management team and we wish him well in his retirement. In addition, we would also like to welcome Craig Rogerson to Hexion and believe he is uniquely qualified to serve as chairman, president and chief executive officer. Craig Rogerson is an outstanding leader with deep operating expertise and proven track record of successfully managing complex, global business portfolios.’ 

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