Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Retirement Of Dr. Edwin J. Delattre As
Director After 30 Years Of Service And Appointment Of Mark A. Douglas As New
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 31, 2013
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation
(NYSE: KWR) today announced that, following nearly 30 years of meritorious
service on the Board of Directors, Edwin J. Delattre has decided to retire
upon completion of his current term as a Director at Quaker's annual meeting
of shareholders in May of 2013. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive
Officer and President, commented, "On behalf of Quaker, I want to thank Ed for
his significant contributions and dedicated service over the years. He has
been a valued member of the Board and we wish him the best in his
Quaker also today announced the appointment on January 30, 2013 of Mark A.
Douglas to Quaker's Board, effective immediately. Mr. Douglas is an officer
of FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), a diversified chemical company serving
agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally with annual sales of
approximately $3.4 billion. Mr. Douglas is currently President of FMC's
Agricultural Products Group. He joined FMC in March 2010, as Vice President,
Global Operations and International Development and as a member of the
Executive Committee, and was named President, Industrial Chemicals Group in
2011. Mr. Douglas joined FMC from Dow Chemical where he was Vice President,
President Asia, Dow Advanced Materials. Prior to joining Dow, Mr. Douglas was
Corporate Vice President, President Asia, Rohm and Haas Company based in
Shanghai. He previously served as Corporate Vice President, Director
Procurement and Logistics for Rohm and Haas in Philadelphia. During his 21
years with Rohm and Haas, Mr. Douglas held sales, marketing and general
management positions in London, Asia and Philadelphia.
"We are extremely pleased that Mark is joining our Board and bringing with him
extensive global operating experience in the chemical industry," said Mr.
Barry. "Mark's expertise in managing and growing businesses in numerous
worldwide markets makes him an ideal addition as we continue to build
shareholder value and grow Quaker's presence globally."
Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical
specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including
steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and
others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world
achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs
through a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and
customized services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania USA, Quaker
serves businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced
professionals whose mission is to make a difference.
SOURCE Quaker Chemical Corporation
Contact: D. Jeffry Benoliel, Vice President - Global, Metalworking and Fluid
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