John Gallagher Joins Milacron as New COO
Milacron LLC, supplier of high precision plastic processing technologies and control systems, have announced that John J. Gallagher III joined the company, May 1st as COO - Melt Delivery & Control Systems / Fluid Technologies / Finance and Shared Services. In this newly created role John will be responsible for Mold-Masters, DME, Cimcool and the internal Milacron services of Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems and Legal.
John is very familiar to Milacron, as he has served on the Milacron Board of Directors as Chairman of the Audit Committee since August, 2012. Previously, John served as Executive Vice President of Celanese Corporation and President of Acetyls Intermediates and Celanese Asia. He had also served as Chief Financial Officer for Celanese. Prior to Celanese, he was CEO of Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, prior to that CFO at Great Lakes Chemical and before that Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for UOP, a leading manufacturer of catalysts and licensor of petroleum refining and petro-chemical processes. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. a leading global producer of engineered polymers. Currently, John Gallagher is also a member of the Board of Directors of Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. a leading global producer of engineered polymers.
Tom Goeke, Milacron CEO stated “I am delighted to welcome John Gallagher to the management team. With John’s unique set of skills and expertise he’s a key addition to the organization and he will help to ensure our continued success.” Goeke went on to elaborate “With John Gallagher and Ron Krisanda (COO - Milacron, Advanced Plastic Processing Technologies / Operations / Technology) we now have two highly experienced and very successful leaders."
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