Great Lakes Names SR VP, Global Supply Chain

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Great Lakes Chemical Corporation

    INDIANAPOLIS, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Chemical Corporation
 (NYSE:   GLK) today announced that Bruce G. Davis has been named Senior Vice
 President, Global Supply Chain, effective April 18, 2001. Mr. Davis will
 report to Mark Bulriss, Chairman, President and CEO, and will be responsible
 for strengthening further the company's supply chain and leading the
 implementation of Sales, Operations and Inventory Planning (SOIP) disciplines.
     Mr. Bulriss commented, "Throughout his career, Bruce Davis has created,
 implemented and led numerous supply chain and distribution initiatives. He
 brings a proven leadership style and a track record for aligning focused
 initiatives with business results. I'm confident that Bruce and Great Lakes'
 global supply chain team will continue making an outstanding contribution to
 the company's growth and productivity objectives."
     Mr. Davis comes to Great Lakes from IMC Global, Inc., where as Vice
 President, Materials, he was the senior executive responsible for supply chain
 strategy and execution with this $2.4 billion mining and chemical company.
 Prior to joining IMC, Davis held the top supply chain management roles with
 Witco Corporation, a $2.2 billion specialty chemical company, and Standard
 Products Company, a $1 billion automotive component supplier. He spent a
 significant portion of his career at GE, serving in positions of increasing
 responsibility and culminating in his being named to lead the Materials,
 Sourcing and Support Operations for GE Transportation Systems, a
 $2.5B business unit within GE.
     A 1974 summa cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University, Mr. Davis
 holds a BS in Operations Research, Quantitative Methods and Statistics. He
 succeeds Angelo Brisimitzakis who recently was named Vice President and
 General Manager of Great Lakes' Flame Retardant business.
     Great Lakes Chemical Corporation is the world's leading producer of
 various specialty chemicals for such applications as flame retardants, polymer
 stabilizers, fire extinguishants, water treatment, as well as a growing line
 of performance and fine chemicals for the life sciences industry.  The stock
 of the company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information
 about Great Lakes please visit the company's web site at www.greatlakes.com .
 
 

SOURCE Great Lakes Chemical Corporation
    INDIANAPOLIS, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Chemical Corporation
 (NYSE:   GLK) today announced that Bruce G. Davis has been named Senior Vice
 President, Global Supply Chain, effective April 18, 2001. Mr. Davis will
 report to Mark Bulriss, Chairman, President and CEO, and will be responsible
 for strengthening further the company's supply chain and leading the
 implementation of Sales, Operations and Inventory Planning (SOIP) disciplines.
     Mr. Bulriss commented, "Throughout his career, Bruce Davis has created,
 implemented and led numerous supply chain and distribution initiatives. He
 brings a proven leadership style and a track record for aligning focused
 initiatives with business results. I'm confident that Bruce and Great Lakes'
 global supply chain team will continue making an outstanding contribution to
 the company's growth and productivity objectives."
     Mr. Davis comes to Great Lakes from IMC Global, Inc., where as Vice
 President, Materials, he was the senior executive responsible for supply chain
 strategy and execution with this $2.4 billion mining and chemical company.
 Prior to joining IMC, Davis held the top supply chain management roles with
 Witco Corporation, a $2.2 billion specialty chemical company, and Standard
 Products Company, a $1 billion automotive component supplier. He spent a
 significant portion of his career at GE, serving in positions of increasing
 responsibility and culminating in his being named to lead the Materials,
 Sourcing and Support Operations for GE Transportation Systems, a
 $2.5B business unit within GE.
     A 1974 summa cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University, Mr. Davis
 holds a BS in Operations Research, Quantitative Methods and Statistics. He
 succeeds Angelo Brisimitzakis who recently was named Vice President and
 General Manager of Great Lakes' Flame Retardant business.
     Great Lakes Chemical Corporation is the world's leading producer of
 various specialty chemicals for such applications as flame retardants, polymer
 stabilizers, fire extinguishants, water treatment, as well as a growing line
 of performance and fine chemicals for the life sciences industry.  The stock
 of the company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information
 about Great Lakes please visit the company's web site at www.greatlakes.com .
 
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