Paul Rocheleau to resign February 2006
Paul F. Rocheleau, 51, senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Albemarle Corp., Richmond, Virginia, USA, will resign from the company in February 2006 to pursue other personal and professional interests. He has served in this role since June 2002 and prior to that served as a director of the company. Richard J. Diemer, Jr., 47, was elected to succeed him effective September 1, 2005. Diemer, a former partner with KPMG, has served as Honeywell International‘s (and predecessor Allied-Signal Inc.) corporate controller, vice president and chief financial officer of its Specialty Materials business group and most recently as senior portfolio manager equities.