Friday, September 18, 2015
MPM Holdings Inc. announced that John D. Moran has been named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the company, and its indirect subsidiary Momentive Performance Materials Inc., effective September 21, 2015. In connection with the appointment, Stephen J. Psutka will resign as Interim General Counsel and Secretary of the Company and MPM and be named Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.
“We are pleased to welcome John to Momentive’s senior leadership team,” said Jack Boss, Chief ExecutiveOfficer and President. “John brings a diverse and extensive range of experience and executive leadership skills, which will be assets to the Company as we continue to grow our specialty portfolio and optimize our operations.” He concluded.
Prior to joining Momentive, Mr. Moran served as General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary of GrafTech International, Ltd. since April 2009, where his primary responsibilities included corporate governance, regulatory compliance, commercial and transactional matters and oversight of the legal and corporate secretary functions. Mr. Moran joined GrafTech in May 2006 as Deputy General Counsel and previously held senior legal positions at Corrpro Companies, Inc. and Sealy Corporation.
Mr. Moran holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from Cleveland State University and earned his jury’s doctorate at the Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State.