Innophos appoints Kim Ann Mink as chairman of the board
Dr. Mink has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Innophos since December 2015 and a director of Innophos since February 2016.
Prior to joining Innophos, she served as Business President of Elastomers, Electrical and Telecommunications at The Dow Chemical Company, or Dow Chemical, from September 2012 to December 2015.
Dr. Mink joined Dow Chemical in April 2009 as Global General Manager, Performance Materials and President and Chief Executive Officer of ANGUS Chemical Co. (then a fully owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical).
Prior to joining Dow Chemical, Dr. Mink was Corporate Vice President and Global General Manager, Ion Exchange Resins at the Rohm and Haas Company (now a fully owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical), where she spent more than 20 years serving in numerous senior roles with increasing responsibilities.
From September 2012 to December 2015, Dr. Mink served as a member of the Board of Advisors of Catalyst Inc. From November 2012 to December 2016, she served as a member of the National Board of Trustees of the ALS Association.
In addition, in 2014, Dr. Mink was named to STEMconnector's 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM.
Dr. Mink received her B.A. in Chemistry from Hamilton College and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Duke University.
She is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business Management Program.
Gary Cappeline, Operating Partner of AEA Investors LLC, will continue to serve as Lead Independent Director.
Mr. Cappeline is currently the Lead Independent Director on the Innophos Board of Directors. Mr. Cappeline currently serves as an Operating Partner of AEA Investors LLC, a private equity investment fund.
Before joining AEA in 2007, Mr. Cappeline was president and chief operating officer of Ashland Inc., a diversified company, to which he returned in 2002 after service as a senior executive in the chemical sectors at Engelhard Corporation and Honeywell International.
He also served as chemical industry partner at Bear Stearns Merchant Bank. Mr. Cappeline currently serves on the board of directors of Evoqua Water Technologies (a manufacturer of water purification equipment) and Swanson Industries (as chairman) (a mining equipment repair business).
He previously served as a board and executive committee member of the American Chemistry Council (a chemical industry trade association).
He served as a director of Unifrax Corporation (a manufacturer of high temperature insulation products); chairman and a director of Houghton International Inc. (a manufacturer of metal working fluids).
He served as a director of Shoes for Crews, LLC (a manufacturer of slip resistant footwear); a director of RelaDyne Inc. (a distributor of lubricants and fuels); and a director of Tampico Beverages Inc. (a manufacturer of fruit drinks).
Mr. Cappeline earned BS and MS degrees in chemical engineering from the City College of New York. ■
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