WILMINGTON, Del., June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in fluoroproducts, titanium technologies, and chemical solutions, today announced the appointment of Erin N. Kane to its board of directors.
"We are very impressed with Erin's diverse experiences within our industry, and she has a demonstrated track record of success on a global scale," said Richard H. Brown, Chair of the board of directors at Chemours. "We welcome her to our board and look forward to her contributions."
Ms. Kane currently serves as president and chief executive officer of AdvanSix, a manufacturer of nylon 6 resin, chemical intermediates, and ammonium sulfate. She has held this position since AdvanSix spun-off from Honeywell in 2016. Previously, Ms. Kane held positions of increasing global responsibility at Honeywell, and Six Sigma and process engineering positions at Elementis Specialties and Kvaerner Process.
Ms. Kane holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University, and also serves on the board of directors of the American Chemistry Council.
"As the chief executive of a global chemical company and an engineer by training, Erin is an up-and-coming leader in our industry," said Mark P. Vergnano, president and chief executive officer of Chemours. "We're grateful to add Erin to our board of directors, and look forward to leveraging her leadership skills to help take our company to new heights."
Ms. Kane's appointment is effective immediately. She joins a nine-member board of directors that is now composed one-third of women.
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts, and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining, and general industrial manufacturing. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™ and Nafion™. Chemours published its first corporate responsibility commitment report in 2018, which highlights goals aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The company has approximately 7,000 employees and 28 manufacturing sites serving approximately 3,700 customers in over 120 countries. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.
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