Methanex Announces John Floren as New President & CEO Effective January 1, 2013
The Chairman of the Board of Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ: MEOH), Tom Hamilton, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed John Floren, currently Senior Vice President, Global Marketing & Logistics, to President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2013.Bruce Aitken is retiring from the Company, but will remain a member of the Board of Directors."It has been a true honour leading Methanex for the past 8 years. I will miss the employees and day-to-day running of the Company which has been an important part of my life for so long. John Floren has great leadership abilities and management expertise and I believe he will be an exceptional CEO," says Mr. Aitken.Bruce Aitken, who spent 21 years with Methanex, was appointed President and CEO of Methanex in 2004.