WILMINGTON, DE – Ashland Inc. announced a series of leadership changes for the Specialties business intended to deliver profitable growth across business lines.

Suzanne B. Rowland has joined Ashland as Group Vice President, Industrial Specialties with overall responsibility for the coatings, adhesives and other industrial end markets.Rowland brings significant experience in complex industrial and materials businesses to this role. Most recently, she held global leadership positions at Tyco in the fire protection products industry. While at Rohm and Haas, she 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 J.M. Huber as the leader of strategy, mergers and acquisitions.

Vito Consiglio joins Ashland Inc. as Vice President, Personal and Home Care, and 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.