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Lubrizol Names Elizabeth Grove President of The Lubrizol Foundation

CLEVELAND, February 25, 2020 – The Lubrizol Corporation is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Grove has been named President of The Lubrizol Foundation. In addition to her position with the Foundation, Beth will lead Lubrizol’s global corporate Public Affairs function, expanding and building relationships with Lubrizol’s key global stakeholders, including government entities, trade associations and industry groups. Beth replaces Mark Sutherland, who recently retired from Lubrizol.

Elizabeth Grove

Joining Lubrizol in 2007, Beth has served in various roles, including Global Director of Sustainability and Compliance for Lubrizol Life Science and as Lubrizol’s Chief Litigation Counsel. Beth joined Lubrizol from the Federal Trade Commission, where she was a trial attorney in the Bureau of Consumer Protection. Prior to that, Beth was a litigation attorney with Jones Day. She received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

The Lubrizol Foundation, established in 1952, complements and supports the interests, values and vision of Lubrizol by awarding financial support to educational institutions and charitable organizations in communities where Lubrizol’s employees live and work. The Foundation is a key pillar of Lubrizol’s broader corporate social responsibility strategy. In 2019, the Foundation donated over $3M to educational institutions and non-profit organizations that meet Lubrizol’s corporate social responsibility priorities, including over $800,000 in employee donation matching funds and donations recognizing nearly 5000 employee volunteer hours.

To learn more about The Lubrizol Foundation and its awards process, see The Lubrizol Foundation site.


About The Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide. For more information, visit