Libbey’s Meier Announces Plan To Retire

The board of directors of Libbey Inc. has announced that chairman and CEO John Meier intends to retire by the end of 2011.
The nominating and governance committee of the board, with the assistance of an internationally recognized executive search firm, will lead a comprehensive search to determine his successor, the company stated.

The committee will consider both internal and external candidates, according to Libbey.