The Lubrizol Corporation announced that Elizabeth Grove has been named president of The Lubrizol Foundation. In addition to her position with the foundation, Grove will lead Lubrizol’s global corporate public affairs function, expanding and building relationships with Lubrizol’s key global stakeholders, including government entities, trade associations and industry groups. Grove succeeds Mark Sutherland, who recently retired from Lubrizol.
Joining Lubrizol in 2007, Grove has served in various roles, including global director of Sustainability and Compliance for Lubrizol Life Science and as Lubrizol’s chief litigation counsel. She joined Lubrizol from the Federal Trade Commission, where she was a trial attorney in the Bureau of Consumer Protection. Prior to that, Grove was a litigation attorney with Jones Day. She received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law..
The Lubrizol Foundation, established in 1952, complements and supports the interests, values and vision of Lubrizol by awarding financial support to educational institutions and charitable organizations in communities where Lubrizol’s employees live and work. The foundation is a key pillar of Lubrizol’s broader corporate social responsibility strategy. In 2019, the Foundation donated more than USD3 million to educational institutions and non-profit organizations that meet Lubrizol’s corporate social responsibility priorities.
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals including lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.. With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, U.S.A., Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide.