PEOPLE - MARITIME

PEOPLE - MARITIME

DREW AMEROID MARINE (Boonton, N.J.) - Robert K. Fleming was named vice president and generalmanager. He will head the company's operation in marine specialty chemicals and welding and refrigerant products.

A career employee of Drew and its parent company, Ashland Chemical Co., Mr. Fleming succeeds Thomas A. Cuomo, who retired after 11 years with Drew.Mr. Fleming previously served as Drew's regional vice president for northern Europe, as director of marketing for the industrial chemicals and solvents division, and as general manager of coatings, adhesives and inks.

Mr. Fleming recently completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business.