W.R. WILSON RESIGNS AS CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF LUKENS INC.
W.R. WILSON RESIGNS AS CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF LUKENS INC. COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lukens Inc. (NYSE: LUC) has announced that W.R. Wilson resigned from his position as chairman and chief executive officer of Lukens, effective immediately, thereby accelerating Lukens' previously announced succession plans by six months. Wilson had been scheduled to retire May 31, 1992. R. William Van Sant, president and chief operating officer of Lukens, succeeds Wilson to the additional positions of chairman and chief executive officer, as provided in his employment agreement with the company. Van Sant has served as president and chief operating officer of Lukens since Oct. 15, 1991, and as a Lukens director since 1988. Lukens Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that specializes in providing plate steels, highway and industrial safety products and corrosion protection services. /delval/ -0- 12/5/91 /CONTACT: W. Evelyn Walker of Lukens, 215-383-2594/ (LUC) CO: Lukens, Inc. ST: Pennsylvania IN: MNG SU: PER
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|Date:||Dec 5, 1991|
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