Gregg Jones Appointed President of EP Minerals, LLC

  Gregg Jones Appointed President of EP Minerals, LLC

Business Wire

RENO, Nev. -- October 28, 2013

EP Minerals, LLC (EP), a global leader in industrial minerals, today announced
the promotion of Gregg Jones to the role of president. In this capacity, Gregg
will provide overall leadership and direction to the EP organization.

Gregg, currently EP’s executive vice president of global sales & marketing,
has been leading the company’s commercial efforts for more than 10 years.
Before joining EP, he held commercial leadership roles with the Plastics
Division of Rock Tenn Company, with UCB Films and with Imerys. Gregg holds a
BS in Chemical Engineering, an MS in Chemistry and an MBA from Syracuse
University in New York.

Dave Keselica, who has led EP’s successful growth strategy as president and
CEO since 2003, will become chairman of EP’s board and continue his work
developing new projects in partnership with EP’s owner, Golden Gate Capital.

“Under Dave’s 10 years as its leader, EP has chalked up an enviable record of
continuous growth and innovation,” said Rajeev Amara, a managing director of
Golden Gate Capital. “Golden Gate Capital's commitment to EP minerals and
management continues to be strong, and we have a high level of confidence that
Gregg and his team will continue that record of success.”

About EP Minerals

EP Minerals, LLC is a worldwide leader in diatomaceous earth (DE), clay and
perlite. These unique minerals are used as filter aids, absorbents and
functional additives, serving dozens of diverse markets, including food and
beverage, biofuels, swimming pool, landscape, sports turf, paint, plastics and
insecticides. EP Minerals also produces patented water purification media. For
more information, visit www.epminerals.com.

Contact:

EP Minerals, LLC
Julie Brown, 775-824-7624
Marketing Manager
julie.brown@epminerals.com
www.epminerals.com
 
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