Rentech appoints Paul Summers as CFO
Mr. Summers served as Rentech’s vice president and treasurer immediately prior to his appointment as chief financial officer. Mr. Summers has held various finance related roles at Rentech since 2006.
He has been involved with numerous public and private financings while at Rentech and was instrumental in the initial public offering and merger of Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P., a publicly traded subsidiary of Rentech that was divested earlier this year.
Prior to joining Rentech, Mr. Summers worked in investment banking and held principal investment roles with various financial institutions.
His past employers include the investment banking divisions of Salomon Smith Barney and Citigroup, Inc. as well as Allied Capital Corporation, where he was responsible for principal debt and equity investments.
Mr. Summers graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California with a bachelor of science degree in business administration.
He will replace Jeffrey Spain, who is leaving the company in order to accept a new position effective November 11, 2016. ■