MONROEVILLE, Pa.—Delta-Energy Group L.L.C. has named Robert Genovese its new CEO.
He replaces Jeff Flannery, who retired from the same position after leading the company for four years.
Flannery, Delta-Energy said, was instrumental in establishing its first commercial-scale recovered carbon black plant in Natchez, Miss. He will continue to serve as a consultant to Delta-Energy during the transition.
"We are excited to partner with an executive of Bob's caliber to lead the Delta-Energy team through this next phase of growth," Delta-Energy Chairman Charles Myers said in a statement. "With the support of Delta-Energy's strategic shareholder base, we believe he can lead Delta-Energy's expansion plans to serve more customers in the tire, rubber and chemical markets. We appreciate Jeff Flannery's leadership and dedication toward positioning Delta-Energy as the leader in rCB production."
Genovese brings 32 years of experience with BP, holding in leadership positions around the world. Delta-Energy said one such role including serving as president of BP's Aromatic Americas, a multi-billion dollar business with more than 1,000 employees across four sites.
The firm added that he has a track record of leading operating business to achieve strong results in safety, operations and commercial performance.