Press release
North America
November 2, 2010

Evonik Appoints Vice President, Site Manager For Mobile, Alabama, Operations

Evonik Degussa Corporation announced the appointment of Bonnie Tully as Vice President and Site Manager for the company’s Mobile operations, effective March 1, 2011.

She will take over from Tom Bates, President of Evonik’s North America region, who will now concentrate on the growth and development of Evonik in North America. Tully is currently plant manager for Evonik’s lubricant additives facility in Singapore.

“With her years of leadership experience, Bonnie is a seasoned industry veteran who is ideally suited to lead Evonik’s Mobile facility. We are incredibly excited to have her join the Mobile team,” said Bates. “Her experience will be invaluable in enabling us to continue the growth and development of the Mobile site.”

Tully began her career with Rohm & Haas in 1993 as a project engineer in Houston, Texas, transferring to the RohMax joint venture in 1996. Since then, she has worked in a wide range of engineering and manufacturing assignments of increasing responsibility. She accepted an overseas assignment in Singapore in 2006.

Tully received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1992 from Texas A&M University.

Tully and her family will relocate to the Mobile area.

With approximately 700 workers, the Evonik Degussa Corporation Mobile site is one of the area’s largest employers. It manufactures a wide range of products that create the essentials necessary to enjoy a better standard of living today and tomorrow.

About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany. In our core business of specialty chemicals, we are a global leader. In addition, Evonik is an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our company’s performance is shaped by creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2009 about 39,000 employees generated sales of about €13.1 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.0 billion.


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