ROGERS, Conn.—Rogers Corp. has named Robert D. Wachob to succeed the retiring Walter E. Boomer as chairman and CEO on April 1, 2004.
Wachob has been president and chief operating officer since April 2002, and will continue to be president when he takes on the new titles. He joined the company in 1984 as director of marketing, and held a number of positions during his tenure. Before coming to Rogers he worked for Beckman Instruments Inc.
Boomer will have served as Rogers´ CEO for seven years when he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 65 next April.