Suzanne B. Rowland has joined Ashland as group vice president, Industrial Specialties with overall responsibility for the coatings, adhesives and other industrial end markets. She brings significant experience in complex industrial and materials businesses to this role driving profitable growth, developing talent, and aligning and strengthening teams. Most recently she held global leadership positions at Tyco in the highly regulated fire protection products industry. While at Rohm and Haas, Rowland held senior executive positions including vice president of Global Adhesives & Sealants, vice president of Coatings North America, and vice president of Procurement & Logistics. Rowland gained valuable experience working at privately held company, J.M. Huber, as the leader of strategy, mergers and acquisitions. Earlier in her career she held roles as plant manager, financial controller and in sales and marketing.
Vito Consiglio joins Ashland Inc. as vice president, Personal and Home Care. He brings more than 28 years of significant experience in global and Fortune 500 companies servicing a variety of specialty markets, including a 22-year focus on ingredients and materials. Prior to joining Ashland, he served as vice president, Transportation Markets, Carpenter Technology Corporation. Previously he worked for Doughty Hanson and Co. as vice president, commercial operations, for Norit Activated Carbon. His experience also includes various leadership positions with Henkel, Morton International, Rohm and Haas and Danaher Corporation.
David Neuberger, who previously served as vice president and general manager, North America Industrial Specialties for Ashland, has been named vice president Pharmaceutical, Nutrition and Agriculture. He previously served in the Pharmaceutical business and as director of investor relations for Ashland. During his tenure at Hercules he was director, Corporate Development, and also held a variety of roles in research and development, operations, marketing and finance while at WR Grace. Neuberger also co-leads a Simplification engagement team for Ashland.