John J. King
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
John J. King is senior vice president and chief information officer for The Lubrizol Corporation. John joined Lubrizol in 1989 working as an end-user support specialist before moving into information technology (IT) management.
In 1997, John joined IBM as manager, worldwide e-commerce, where he led the rollout of IBM's personal systems group e-business strategy. Upon his return to Lubrizol in 2000, John held several IT management positions, including an assignment in Rouen, France.
John was named vice president, information solutions for Lubrizol Additives in 2004. In the years that followed, John added various corporate responsibilities encompassing IT strategy, M&A integration and digital technology implementation before assuming his current role as Chief Information Officer.
Throughout his career, John has been involved in key initiatives for the company, including global SAP implementations; web and business process strategies; manufacturing automation solutions and global communications to support internal and external customer needs.
John holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ohio University and a master's degree in business from Case Western Reserve University. He serves on the advisory board of SafeGuard Technology, the board of directors for Fairhill Partners, the board of directors for DigitalC and the board of directors for Breakthrough Schools in Cleveland.