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Carus names new president

Published: Friday, March 28, 2014 2:05 p.m. CDT

PERU — Carus Group Inc. announced Monday the promotion of Dave Kuzy  to president and chief operating officer.

Kuzy joined Carus as COO May 1, 2013, with more than 25 years of chemical industry experience and a strong record of leadership in operations, sales, marketing and strategic planning for several Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Carus, he served as vice president of Albermarle Corporation’s Hydroprocessing Catalyst Division.

Kuzy succeeds Inga Carus as president of Carus Group Inc. Carus served as president and CEO from 2005 until she was appointed chairman of the board in October 2013. Carus will continue in her role as chairman and CEO.

“When Dave joined Carus, he brought with him a level of enthusiasm, experience and leadership that has created many positive opportunities for Carus’ growth strategy. As president, Dave will provide the leadership and operating experience necessary to take Carus into new markets and to continue expanding our specialty product offerings,” said Inga Carus.

Kuzy is a graduate of the University of Akron, where he received his master's of business administration in finance. He also holds a bachelor of science in chemical and petroleum engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

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