CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Lubrizol Corporation, after an extensive search, announced today that Jason Sussman has been appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, effective immediately. In this role and as a member of the company’s Executive Council, Sussman will have oversight of Lubrizol’s global Legal and Corporate Responsibility teams, including Ethics, Sustainability and Regulatory Services. Sussman is accountable to deliver high-quality legal and advocacy services ensuring Lubrizol operates as an ethical, responsible, and sustainable enterprise to meet business objectives.
Sussman joined Lubrizol in 2003 as a mergers and acquisitions attorney, eventually becoming responsible for Lubrizol’s corporate transactions group and its commercial insurance function. In his more than 18 years with Lubrizol, he has served in many legal capacities of increasing scope and authority. Most recently, he served as Lubrizol’s General Counsel where he was responsible for protecting the legal health of Lubrizol by delivering competent and effective legal and insurance procurement services, supporting acquisitions and divestitures, and commercial transactions.
Prior to joining Lubrizol, Sussman was a transactions lawyer at the Cleveland law firm of Khorman, Jackson & Krantz, LLP. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, leverages its unmatched science to unlock immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and technical offices around the world and has approximately 8,300 employees. For more information, visit www.Lubrizol.com.