Gareth McAllister Named President of LORD Corporation Asia-Pacific Region

CARY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gareth McAllister has been named President Asia-Pacific (APAC) Region of LORD
, a global leader in vibration and motion control
technologies, sensing systems, adhesives and coatings.

Gareth previously served as the Regional Director of China where he
focused on commercial excellence and technical support through driving
the culture to achieve greater customer engagement. This resulted in
double digit growth and many new business wins. Gareth will bring this
focus to his new role. He sees partnering with customers to achieve
commercial excellence as the way forward in the APAC region. “We want to
support our customers in growing their business as this achieves a
win-win for us all.”

“Gareth’s experience, accomplishments and business acumen make him the
best choice to lead our APAC region,” said Ed Auslander, president and
CEO of LORD Corporation. “Our presence in the APAC region has grown
steadily over the past 5 years with additions of technical, production,
and commercial staff. Gareth is well poised to lead this region and
drive additional innovation and growth.”

Gareth joined LORD in 2007 and has worked in a number of regional and
global roles of increasing responsibility, including business
management, operations, strategic alliances, and product management.

Prior to joining LORD, Gareth served in management positions with Arch
Chemicals, Henkel KGaA, and Dow Chemicals. He has fulfilled business
assignments in Switzerland, France, Italy, USA, and China, and he will
be based in Hong Kong in his new leadership role. Gareth holds a
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from University College Dublin
and an Executive MBA from University College Cork.

Gareth succeeds Becky Williams, who will continue her career at the
company as president of the company’s Aerospace & Defense business.
Under Williams’ leadership, the APAC region achieved major new customer
wins in commercial aerospace, automotive and industrial customers.

About LORD Corporation

LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company
developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management
devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and
improve product performance. For more than 90 years, LORD has worked in
collaboration with our customers to provide innovative oil and gas,
aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world
headquarters in Cary, N.C., LORD has approximately 3,100 employees in 26
countries and operates 19 manufacturing facilities and 10 R&D centers
worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other
community engagement initiatives. For more information, visit

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