Ceramic Industry

Oglebay Norton Appoints Boland VP, CFO and Treasurer

January 3, 2002
Oglebay Norton recently announced the appointment of Julie A. Boland as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.

Oglebay Norton Co. recently announced the appointment of Julie A. Boland as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective January 1, 2002. She will assume responsibility for all corporate financial operations, including corporate treasury, accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, planning and analysis for the company. She will report to John N. Lauer, chairman and chief executive officer. "Julie brings outstanding experience and a track record of achievement in the field of finance to Oglebay Norton at a time when we are focused on refinancing the company," said Lauer. "She has proven herself to be an excellent leader and team builder and will be a complement to our senior management team. She will have the lead role ensuring that we have the solid financial foundation to support profitable growth. We are excited to have Julie join us."

Boland joins Oglebay Norton from Goldman Sachs International, London, where she most recently served as vice president and business unit manager for the credit risk management and advisory group.

Oglebay Norton's website is located at http://www.oglebaynorton.com.