Libbey Names New CFO
March 27, 2017,
TOLEDO—James C. (Jim) Burmeister joins Libbey March 30 as vice president, chief financial officer.
Burmeister joins Libbey from The Anderson’s Inc. in Maumee, Ohio, an agribusiness and retailing firm, where he served as vice president, finance and treasurer. Prior to joining The Andersons, he held roles of increasing responsibility in operations finance with Owens Corning. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Burmeister served as a captain in the Marine Corps from 1990-1995, including service in the Persian Gulf.
Burmeister succeeds Sherry Buck, who left the company in December.
“On behalf of the board of directors, I would also like to extend my sincere gratitude to Ronni Smith, who seamlessly assumed the interim CFO role three months ago,” Foley added. “She has once again demonstrated that she is a strong and talented leader.” With Burmeister’s appointment, Smith will resume her previous position as vice president, corporate controller.
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