FORT LEE, NJ - Sun Chemical Corp. announced that President Wes Lucas would succeed Henri Dyner as CEO and said Lucas will retain the title of president. The company said Dyner, a 28-year veteran of the company, will retain an advisory role on a part-time basis.

Lucas joined Sun Chemical in August of 2001, and previously held top executive positions with the former AlliedSignal Corp., Nova Chemicals Corp., Chevron Corp., and McKinsey & Co.

Dyner joined Sun Chemical in 1974 and held a series of management and executive positions before being named president and CEO in 1998.

Sun Chemical said it is the world's biggest producer of printing ink, and the company is also a supplier of pigments and other specialty chemicals.