Kraton appoints two new members its board

Kraton appoints two new members to its board

11:55 AM, 14th August 2017
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HOUSTON, US: Kraton Corporation (KRA) has appointed global vice president of industrial coatings at PPG Industries Inc, Shelley Bausch and former CEO and president of Flowserve Corporation, Mark Blinn to its board of directors.

Bausch began her career at Dow Corning Corporation in 1988, and most recently served at Dow Corning Corporation's Business Vice President, Finished Products from 2011 to 2014. 

Prior to Flowserve, Blinn held senior finance, treasury and planning positions at FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services, Inc, Centex Corp, FirstPlus Financial Inc, Electronic Data Systems Corp and Commercial Capital Funding Inc. Blinn currently serves on the board of directors of Texas Instruments Inc. 

"We are delighted to welcome Shelley Bausch and Mark Blinn to the company's board of directors. Shelley and Mark will broaden the expertise and perspectives of the Company's board, ensuring well-rounded and effective oversight. These additions to our board are reflective of our focus on strategically refreshing our board talent and on increasing our board's diversity," said Dan Smith, the company's chairman of the board.

"In these two excellent candidates, we have expanded the financial expertise and industry experience of our board. I am proud that our company has continued to move forward with a commitment to identifying board candidates who bring a diverse range of perspectives, skills, and experience to our board," added Kevin Fogarty, the company's president and CEO.

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