Middlebury, Connecticut - Rick DePew vice president for global sales in Chemtura Corp.'s Performance Specialties business. This includes Chemtura's Petroleum Additives and Urethane businesses.
DePew succeeds Rick Beitel, who is retiring.
DePew was previously with NOVA Chemicals, where he served as business director for its Advanced Foam Resins business, and before that as commercial director for its Polyethylene business.
DePew also worked for Dow Chemical Co. for 23 years, serving as global director of procurement for strategic capital purchases, as well as director of sales for Dow's Polyolefins and Elastomers business, and also regional sales manager for the Polyurethanes/Epoxies business, said Chemtura.