Wilmington, Del., June 22, 2022 – The Chemours Company (“Chemours”) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Advanced Performance Materials, has been recognized as a “3+” company by 50/50 Women on Boards™ (50/50WOB), a global education and advocacy campaign driving gender balance and diversity on corporate boards. The recognition commends Chemours for its work advancing inclusion, diversity, and equity on its board.
“It is an honor for the Chemours board to be recognized by 50/50WOB for our efforts to ensure that our leadership better represents the world we serve and seek to improve,” said Dawn Farrell, chair of the board of directors at Chemours. “A diverse board of directors brings valuable perspectives and innovative ideas that help drive Chemours’ mission forward, and we will continue to champion diversity throughout the company.”
Mark Newman, President and CEO of Chemours shared, “Chemours is helping realize a more inspired, inclusive society both inside and outside of our walls. Whether it’s in the boardroom, our labs and plant sites, or our offices and communities across the globe, we recognize that diversity drives excellence and is essential to uncovering and delivering the innovative solutions society needs. I want to thank 50/50WOB for this recognition, as well as the entire Chemours board of directors for their shared commitment to fostering greater diversity and making Chemours the greatest place to work.”
Four of Chemours’ ten board of director seats are held by women, including its chairperson. Chemours has also made progress on gender equity among its senior executive leadership team, achieving 44% female representation. Chemours aspires to achieve a diverse and gender-balanced workforce through the diversity it reflects at the leadership level, its approach to attracting talent, the resources and engagement opportunities provided to employees, and the trainings offered to foster an inclusive workplace.
“Investors and enlightened leaders continue to make institutional decisions that reinforce the business advantages of diverse boards,” said Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO of 50/50 Women on Boards. “We are pleased to recognize Chemours for prioritizing this business decision that benefits its shareholders, employees, customers, and communities.”
About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Advanced Performance Materials providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. We deliver customized solutions with a wide range of industrial and specialty chemicals products for markets, including coatings, plastics, refrigeration and air conditioning, transportation, semiconductor and consumer electronics, general industrial, and oil and gas. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Ti-Pure™, Opteon™, Freon™, Teflon™, Viton™, Nafion™, and Krytox™. The company has approximately 6,400 employees and 29 manufacturing sites serving approximately 3,200 customers in approximately 120 countries. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.
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About 50/50 Women on Boards (50/50WOB)
50/50 Women on Boards™ (50/50WOB), a nonprofit 501(c)3, is a leading education and advocacy campaign driving the movement toward gender balance and diversity on corporate boards. The campaign publishes its 50/50 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index™ directory and research reports to track the gender composition of corporate boards on the Russell 3000 by board size, state, sector, and rating. Public awareness campaigns and educational programs produced by 50/50WOB include The Global Conversation on Board Diversity™; and Educational Workshops for women at various career levels, aspiring to serve on boards. For more information, visit: www.5050wob.com.
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