GrafTech International Ltd. announced that it has appointed Mark R. Widmar as president of the Engineered Solutions segment. Hermanus L. Pretorius, who was previously the president of the Engineered Solutions segment, has been appointed president of Seadrift Coke.
Widmar has served as GrafTechs CFO since 2006 and has been a key part of GrafTechs executive leadership team. Pretorius will lead the newest strategic business, Seadrift Coke.
Craig Shular, chairman and CEO of GrafTech, commented, "I am pleased to announce these changes as both gentlemen have played important roles in GrafTechs success over the past several years and will be key assets to propelling future growth for our company."
GrafTech has commenced a search for a successor to Widmar in his role as CFO. In the interim, Widmar will continue to act as GrafTechs CFO.