James P. Mooney

AAA

DEFINITION of 'James P. Mooney'

A former chairman and CEO of OM Group. Born in 1947 in Ohio, Mooney began his career with his father's company, Mooney Chemicals, in 1971, where he advanced to CEO and president, then joined OM Group in 1991 as its CEO and president, later adding chairman to his titles and stepping down as president.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'James P. Mooney'

OM Group is a Cleveland-based metal company whose products are used in many industries, including aerospace, automotives, construction and electronics. Mooney led a restructuring of the company and helped OM Group to become one of America's largest specialty chemicals companies. Its most important specialty chemicals are cobalt-based and nickel-based.



RELATED TERMS
  1. Base Metals

    Metals that oxidize, tarnish or corrode relatively easily when ...
  2. C-Suite

    A widely-used slang term used to collectively refer to a corporation's ...
  3. Chief Executive Officer - CEO

    The highest ranking executive in a company whose main responsibilities ...
  4. Restructuring

    A significant modification made to the debt, operations or structure ...
  5. Chair Of The Board - COB

    The most powerful member on the board of directors who provides ...
  6. Steve Cohen

    A trading magnate also referred to as the Hedge Fund King and ...
Related Articles
  1. Evaluating The Board Of Directors
    Insurance

    Evaluating The Board Of Directors

  2. Evaluating A Company's Management
    Active Trading Fundamentals

    Evaluating A Company's Management

  3. Governance Pays
    Options & Futures

    Governance Pays

  4. What CEOs Actually Do
    Investing

    What CEOs Actually Do

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Letter Of Credit

    A letter from a bank guaranteeing that a buyer's payment to a seller will be received on time and for the correct amount. ...
  2. Due Diligence - DD

    1. An investigation or audit of a potential investment. Due diligence serves to confirm all material facts in regards to ...
  3. Certificate Of Deposit - CD

    A savings certificate entitling the bearer to receive interest. A CD bears a maturity date, a specified fixed interest rate ...
  4. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    A financial measure of a company's performance that gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory ...
  5. Accounts Payable - AP

    An accounting entry that represents an entity's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable ...
  6. Ratio Analysis

    Quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements. Ratio analysis is based on line items ...
Trading Center