James P. Mooney

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.

BREAKING DOWN '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. Thomas J. Engibous

    A former chairman, CEO and president at electronics company Texas ...
  2. William E. Mitchell

    A chairman and CEO of Arrow Electronics. William E. Mitchell ...
  3. Alston D. Correll

    A former CEO and chairman of Atlanta-based paper and building ...
  4. Ramani Ayer

    A former president and CEO of Hartford Financial Services. Ayer ...
  5. Morris Chang

    The founder, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...
  6. William Dillard II

    The son of the founder and former chairman of Little Rock-based ...
Related Articles
  1. Markets

    The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Materials Sector (DOW, PX)

    Learn who the top-earning executives are in the basic materials sector and which companies are thriving during volatile economic conditions.
  2. Professionals

    The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Consumers Sectors (LBTYA, CBS)

    Discover who the highest-paid executives in the consumer sectors are and how they reached their positions of power and influence.
  3. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    IYM: iShares US Basic Materials ETF

    Learn about the iShares US Basic Materials exchange-traded fund, which invests in the equities of chemicals, metals and industrial gas companies.
  4. Markets

    5 Presidents Who Couldn't Secure A Second Term

    These U.S. presidents couldn't get re-elected because of policy, stiff competition or lackluster performances in their first terms.
  5. Markets

    The Presidential Resume

    When making your way to the White House, there are some definite resume must-haves.
  6. Investing

    The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  7. Markets

    The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Utilities Sector (D, POM)

    Learn who the top five executives are in the utilities sector and find out who is the highest paid executive of them all and their respective companies.
  8. Insights

    The Top 3 Boeing Shareholders (BA)

    Learn about the largest shareholders of stock in The Boeing Company, including individuals, institutional investors and mutual fund holders.
  9. Markets

    Eastman Chemical Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (EMN)

    Eastman Chemical will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of June 15.
  10. Markets

    Multiple-Term Presidents Who Switched VPs

    These presidents switched VPs halfway through their presidencies. Here are the reasons they did so and the effects the changes had.
RELATED FAQS
  1. What countries represent the largest portion of the global chemicals sector?

    Learn more about the chemical industry and the growth of chemical products sales around the world. Find out why companies ... Read Answer >>
  2. Which segments of the chemicals sector have the highest profit margins?

    Explore the wide-ranging chemicals sector and learn which of the five segments of the chemicals sector typically have the ... Read Answer >>
  3. What are the most common ETFs that track the chemicals sector?

    Learn more about the chemical industry and opportunities presented to investors by chemical sector ETFs and materials companies ... Read Answer >>
  4. What types of industries are the main consumers of the products of the chemicals ...

    Learn about industries that use products manufactured by chemical companies. Explore common materials used and produced by ... Read Answer >>
  5. What product categories make up the chemicals sector?

    Discover interesting facts about one of the world's largest core industry sectors -- the chemicals industry -- and the product ... Read Answer >>
  6. Which segments of the chemicals sector are showing the fastest growth?

    Explore the chemicals sector and learn about the specific industry segments of this sector currently experiencing the fastest ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Frexit

    Frexit – short for "French exit" – is a French spinoff of the term Brexit, which emerged when the United Kingdom voted to ...
  2. AAA

    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  3. GBP

    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
  4. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  5. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  6. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
Trading Center