The Lubrizol Corporation has appointed Ana G. Rodriguez as corporate vice president and chief human resources officer, effective 3 December 2018, succeeding Andy Panega, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Panega joined Lubrizol in October 2011, bringing with him more than 30 years of experience in human resource management.
Since 2016, Rodriguez served as chief human resources officer at Sotera Health. Prior to Sotera, she was the senior vice president and chief human resources officer at PolyOne Corporation. Before joining PolyOne, Rodriguez was senior vice president of global human resources at Molex Incorporated. She also worked in the legal departments of Amgen Inc., Tenet Healthcare Corporation and Litton Industries.
Rodriguez began her legal career as a staff attorney at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University at Long Beach.
“I am excited to have Ana join our executive team,” says Eric R. Schnur, Lubrizol chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Her extensive human resources experience, global business insight and corporate law background make her an outstanding addition to our leadership team. I look forward to working with her to strengthen and grow our company.”
A Berkshire Hathaway company, the specialty chemical company with headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, U.S.A., 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. Revenues for 2017 were USD6.3 billion.