Omega Protein Announces Joseph L. von Rosenberg III to Step Down as CEO; Bret D. Scholtes to Become CEO
Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME) today announced that Joseph L. von Rosenberg III, 52, CEO and President since 1997, has advised the Board of Directors that he will step down from that role on December 31, 2011. Mr. von Rosenberg will remain with the Company as Executive Chairman of the Board.
The Board has elected Bret D. Scholtes, 41, as CEO and President, effective January 1, 2012. Andrew Johannesen, 44, Senior Vice President – Corporate Development and Treasurer, has been named Executive Vice President and CFO effective January 1, 2012, replacing Mr. Scholtes.
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