The Lubrizol announces that Rick Tolin has been named corporate senior VP and president of Lubrizol Advanced Materials (LZAM), effective immediately. He replaces Eric R. Schnur who has been promoted to Lubrizol president. Tolin will oversee the LZAM business segment, a global producer of advanced specialty polymers, polymer-based additives and chemical additives used in everyday consumer and industrial applications. The segment businesses include Engineered Polymers, Personal and Home Care, Performance Coatings and LifeSciences.
Tolin joined Lubrizol in 1993 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and international business management within the company’s coatings and personal care businesses. In 2011 he was named VP and general manager of the personal and home care business of LZAM.
Prior to joining Lubrizol Tolin worked at specialty chemical firms RITA Corporation and Carroll Scientific in technical, sales and business management roles. Tolin attended St. Joseph’s College and the University of Notre Dame where he received Bachelor of Science degrees in Physics and in Mathematics.
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