Saint-Gobain Abrasives Gets New President

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has appointed Joseph Menendez as company president, effective immediately. He is responsible for all of the company's worldwide operations, which includes 75 plants in 35 countries, generating more than $2 billion in sales.

Menendez will maintain offices in Worcester, Mass., and Paris, France.

Menendez has been vice president of Saint-Gobain Abrasives ( North America since 2005. Previously, he was president of the company's Grains & Powders business and worked out of Saint-Gobain headquarters in Paris.

600450 Saint-Gobain Abrasives Gets New President
Date: 27 January 2007

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