Eastman Selects Costa as Board Chair

June 10th, 2014 by Editor

Eastman Chemical Co., manufacturer of LLumarĀ® Window Film, has announced that the board of directors has selected CEO and director Mark J. Costa to serve as chair of the board, effective June 30, the retirement of James P. Rogers as executive chair of the board.

“Mark is a demonstrated leader, and we are pleased to have him serve as chairman,” says Stephen R. Demeritt, independent lead director, speaking on behalf of the board of directors. “We are grateful to Jim for his leadership, and have every confidence that Mark and the senior leaders will continue to execute the company’s strategy to deliver superior value and strong, consistent earnings growth.”

“I am humbled by the confidence that the board has placed in me and my leadership team. I look forward to working with Steve as together we lead the board,” ssays Costa. “I also greatly appreciate Jim’s guidance and support, especially during my transition as CEO and a director. He is a tremendous leader, and I and the other directors wish him the best in his retirement.”

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