By PETER DAY
LUCERNE VALLEY • Omya California’s plant manager Peter Sutherland on Tuesday announced he will be leaving Lucerne Valley to manage Omya’s mining operations in Shanghai, China.
Sutherland’s reassignment begins later this month. He will oversee Omya’s eight Chinese mineral and chemical plants.
Originally from New Zealand, Sutherland told attendees of Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association that he was extremely appreciate of the town’s support.