James (Jim) C. Burmeister serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for Libbey. Mr. Burmeister joined Libbey in March 2017 as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer; became Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in June 2018; and was appointed to the additional role of Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in October 2019. Mr. Burmeister ceased serving as Chief Financial Officer in January 2020. In his role as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Burmeister has primary responsibility for Libbey’s manufacturing, engineering and supply chain functions. Mr. Burmeister came to Libbey from The Anderson’s, Inc., where he served since 2014 as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, managing the treasury, tax, investor relations, sourcing, business development and continuous improvement functions. Prior to joining The Andersons, Inc., Mr. Burmeister held roles of increasing responsibility in operations finance with Owens Corning, beginning in 2005 as Director, Finance of the cultured stone business and culminating in his role from 2013-2014 as Vice President, Finance of the roofing and asphalt division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Burmeister served in a variety of roles with General Electric, including an assignment with GE’s highly regarded Corporate Audit Staff, and with Rubbermaid in its supply chain function. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Burmeister served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1990 to 1995.