Glass will report to Richard A. Kohlberger, who has been promoted to executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary.
Kessler noted, "Among many other accomplishments, Rich
was instrumental in bringing to resolution the antitrust litigation of the last several years, and he will continue to play a significant role in setting the company's strategies and direction in the future."
Kohlberger joined UST as a corporate attorney in 1978.
He was named senior corporate attorney and assistant secretary in 1981, and in 1983 he was named assistant general counsel.
In October 1985, he was elected a corporate vice president of UST.
Kohlberger served as vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary of the company from 1985 to 1990, and was later named senior vice president with responsibility for human resources and corporate administration departments, overseeing employee and labor relations, safety and environmental affairs, organizational development, benefits, compensation, security and aviation.