Ashland Inc. has announced a series of leadership changes for its specialties business intended to deliver profitable growth across business lines.

“I’m extremely excited about our new leadership in Ashland Specialty Ingredients,” says Luis Fernandez-Moreno, senior vice president of Ashland and president of Ashland’s Chemicals Group. “Each leader brings unique strengths and talents to their respective roles. Their capabilities will help us capitalize on opportunities, drive growth and provide enhanced organizational focus to our three core markets of pharmaceutical, personal care and coatings.”

The leadership changes are as follows:

Suzanne Rowland joins the company as group vice president of industrial specialties, with overall responsibility for the coatings, adhesives and other industrial end markets. Most recently, she held global leadership positions at Tyco in the highly regulated fire protection products industry.

Vito Consiglio joins Ashland Inc. as vice president of personal and home care. Prior to joining Ashland, he served as vice president of transportation markets at Carpenter Technology Corp.

David Neuberger, who previously served as vice president and general manager of North American industrial specialties for Ashland, has been named vice president of pharmaceutical, nutrition and agriculture. He also co-leads a simplification engagement team for Ashland, where he has demonstrated the ability to drive collaboration across functions while instilling a sense of urgency to deliver results.

Ashland Inc.