Libbey’s Meier to Retire

John Meier

John Meier

TOLEDO, Ohio–John Meier, chairman and chief executive officer of Libbey, announced today that he will retire at the end of this year.

The nominating and governance committee of Libbey’s board of directors, together with an “internationally recognized” executive search firm, will lead a comprehensive search process to determine Meier’s successor, with both internal and external candidates being considered, the company said.