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Sonia Winner
is returning home to Cleveland as the new chief development officer for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. She was recently the vice president for university development at Columbia University. She will join the museum to lead campaign and development efforts.

Winner had been with Columbia since 2011, initially as deputy vice president for development, professional schools and programs, before being promoted to her current role in 2014.
The museum recently completed Phase I of its expansion and is currently planning for the rest of the $150 million development and renovation work, due for completion in 2020.



Eric R. Schnur assumed the roles of chairman, president and CEO at Lubrizol Corp. effective Jan. 2. He succeeds James L. Hambrick, who steps away from the company after a 38-year career during which he led Lubrizol’s transformation into a leading specialty chemical company.

Schnur has been with Lubrizol for more than 27 years and was named president and COO on June 1, 2016. He previously served as president of the Lubrizol advanced materials business segment for eight years.
Schnur joined the company as an engineer in research and development, and progressed through a variety of technical and commercial positions in the Lubrizol additives and Lubrizol advanced materials business segments.




Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. announced that Frederick G. Stueber will retire from the company as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary in April 2017. His position is being filled by Jennifer I. Ansberry, who joined the company in 2004 and serves as vice president, deputy general counsel. She oversees the company’s legal function in global mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, corporate governance and other general corporate legal matters.
Prior to joining Lincoln Electric, Ansberry served as an associate at Thompson Hine LLP and Keating, Muething & Klekamp LLP. She received her juris doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati — College of Law and received a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from the University of Cincinnati.

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