Stanley Silverman, president and CEO of the PQ Corp., has announced the appointment of Amy Ard as treasurer of the corporation. Ard joined PQ in 2000 as assistant controller; her most recent position was corporate controller. She is a certified public accountant and is now responsible for all aspects of credit and collections, cash management, corporate funding, enterprise risk management and pensions. Prior to joining PQ, Ard was a manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. A native of New London, CT, Ard received a BS in Accountancy from Villanova University in Pennsylvania. She is also working to obtain her Masters in Business Administration from Villanova.

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