Eastman Chemical Adds Chief Legal Officer

March 11, 2020 Eastman Chemical Adds Chief Legal Officer

Eastman Chemical Co. has appointed Kellye L. Walker chief legal officer and executive vice president, effective April 13.

Walker has nearly three decades of legal experience, with a strong background in corporate governance policies and practices. She joins Eastman from Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., where she also served as chief legal officer and executive vice president.

“The executive team and I are pleased that Kellye has agreed to join the Eastman team,” said Mark Costa, Eastman CEO. “Kellye brings tremendous experience after serving for over 18 years as chief legal officer of other companies in various industries. She is a proven senior advisor and people leader with an impressive track record of success, and we look forward to welcoming her to Eastman.”

About Eastman Chemical
Kingsport, Tennessee-based Eastman Chemical Co. manufactures a broad range of solvents and solutions including adhesives, fibers, and cleaning chemicals. For more information, visit