Nova Chemicals Corp. has appointed Julie Beck as its new senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Feb. 29.

Beck will be located at Nova Chemicals’ Pittsburgh-based U.S. Commercial Center. She previously worked as the vice president, finance and divisional CFO of Joy Global’s Underground Mining segment and has a background in corporate finance, treasury and strategy.

Beck will will succeed Todd Karran as CFO, who was named CEO in 2015.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Julie to Nova Chemicals where she will help shape the future of our company,” says Karran. “As we look forward to continued growth in a changing marketplace, Julie’s experience and leadership will help play a critical role in our ability to enable our customers to deliver products that make everyday life healthier, easier and safer.”

Nova Chemicals Corp.