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SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV -

Steven B. Hedrick has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center Inc., effective Feb. 1. He succeeds Keith Pauley, who resigned to work in China.
Hedrick has an extensive industry background, most recently as vice president and head of West Virginia's Bayer CropScience's Institute Industrial Park. Additionally, he has held previous positions of increasing responsibility at Bayer MaterialScience and Lyondell.
Hedrick currently serves on the board of directors for several organizations, including the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, the Charleston Area Alliance, Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, and Kanawha County Metro-911. He is immediate past chair of the WVMA's Chemical Industry Committee, which serves as West Virginia's Chemical Industry Council.
His entry into the chemical industry followed service as an officer in the U.S. Army. A native of West Virginia, he has a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.