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Rubio Named VP, GM of International Operations for Libbey (posted 12/1/09)

December 1, 2009
Roberto Rubio joined Libbey’s senior executive team as vice president, managing director of Libbey Mexico on July 1, 2009.

Libbey Inc. recently announced that Roberto Rubio has been appointed to the position of vice president, general manager of International Operations. Rubio joined Libbey’s senior executive team as vice president, managing director of Libbey Mexico on July 1, 2009, after 29 years at Vitro S.A. of Monterrey, Mexico. He replaces Kenneth G. Wilkes, who recently left Libbey to pursue other career interests.

“Libbey is excited to have Roberto Rubio in this new role on our senior management team,” said John F. Meier, Libbey’s chairman and CEO. “He has been associated with Libbey since the creation of our original joint venture in Mexico in 1997, and, beginning in 2006, he oversaw the successful integration of our operations in Mexico into Libbey. Roberto’s solid international background and strong leadership skills will serve him well in this key Libbey leadership position.”

Libbey’s website is located at www.libbey.com.

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