KINGSPORT, Tenn., July 25, 2018 – Eastman (NYSE: EMN) announces that Aldo Noseda will join the company as Vice President & Chief Information Officer, effective Aug. 13, 2018. Aldo fills the position vacated by Keith Sturgill, who announced his retirement after a 32-year career.
A graduate of National Technology University in Buenos Aires, with a degree in Information Systems and a graduate degree in Systems Engineering, as well as IAE University’s Executive Program in Business Administration, Aldo has held a variety of global information technology and management roles with Andersen Consulting and Monsanto. He brings a wealth of knowledge to Eastman as both a people and a business leader, having served in a variety of capacities with Monsanto including Customer Operations and IT Director – Latin American South, IT Vice-President – Vegetables Division, IT Vice-President – Enterprise Services, and IT Vice-President – International. Most recently, Aldo served as the IT Vice-President – Global Commercial, helping Monsanto become a digital leader in Agriculture.
“As we continue to transition towards a specialty materials company, digital technology will play an ever-increasing role in our success. Aldo brings the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enable our success, impacting our people, customers, and shareholders, and I’m excited to partner with him as we continue Eastman’s digitization journey,” said Curt Espeland, Eastman’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9.0 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.