Richard R. Lovely has joined Rohm and Haas Co. as vice president, corporate director of human resources. In his new position, Lovely will lead the company’s human resources function and guide the company’s workforce strategies in the years ahead. In addition, he will serve as a member of the company’s executive council.

Lovely is an experienced human resources executive with 23 years of professional assignments in a variety of organizations and corporate cultures, most recently serving as vice president, human resources for Tyco International’s Fire and Security business. Prior to his Tyco role, he held human resource management positions both in the U.S. and in Europe for First USA/Bank One, and for PepsiCo.

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