Emerald Performance Materials recently announced it has elected Edward T. Gotch to serve on the company’s board of directors. Gotch is CEO of Emerald Kalama Chemical LLC and has reportedly been a key member of Emerald’s leadership team since the company was formed in 2006.

Prior to his tenure at Emerald Performance Materials, Gotch served in corporate financial planning and analysis and general management roles at Emerald predecessor companies Lubrizol, Noveon, and BF Goodrich, as well as at several plant operating units of the Geon/OxyVinyls Co. in the U.S. and in Asia.

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