Posted März 9, 2016
Mar 10, 2016. /Lesprom Network/. WestRock Company has named a Board of Directors for Ingevity, the company’s specialty chemicals business that is expected to become a publicly traded company as the result of a spin-off from WestRock. The Ingevity Board includes 7 members with extensive operations and corporate governance experience, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
Richard B. Kelson will serve as the Board’s chairman. Kelson is currently chairman, president and CEO of ServCo, LLC, a strategic sourcing and supply chain firm based in New York City.
Jean S. Blackwell, is a former 16-year executive with Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, power generation equipment and other power systems and supplies.
Luis Fernandez-Moreno, is senior vice president of Ashland Inc., a specialty chemical company, and president of its Chemicals Group.
J. Michael Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., is former chairman and CEO of Citadel Plastics Holding, Inc., a global provider of thermoplastic and engineered composite compounds.
Frederick J. Lynch is president, CEO and board member of Masonite International Corporation, a global manufacturer of interior doors and entry door systems.
Daniel F. Sansone, is a former 26-year executive with Vulcan Materials Company, a U.S. producer of construction aggregates, concrete, asphalt mix and cement.
Michael Wilson, Ingevity’s president and CEO, will also serve on the board.
WestRock Company aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets.