Libbey Names New Chief Financial Officer

       

       

TOLEDO, Ohio–Libbey has appointed Sherry Buck vice president, chief financial officer, effective Aug. 1.

Buck suceeds Richard Reynolds, who has been named to the new position of executive vice president, strategy program management. Buck comes to Libbey from Whirlpool Corporation where she has served as chief financial officer, global product and enterprise cost leadership since October 2010.  Before her current position, Buck was vice president finance US for Whirlpool Corporation from 2009 to September 2010.

“I am very excited to have Sherry Buck join our senior management team,” said Libbey CEO Stephanie A. Streeter. “Her experience in a variety of financial leadership roles in different businesses within Whirlpool, her strategic leadership in addressing cost initiatives and her tenacity and hands-on approach will serve Libbey well.  In addition, Sherry has general management experience and brings a solid international background to the company.

“We are also pleased that Dick Reynolds, after serving as chief financial officer since June 2010, will be leading our strategic program management office,” Streeter added. “This new approach for Libbey combined with Dick’s knowledge of the business will help ensure we stay on track towards our goals as we implement our strategic initiatives.”