CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Meredith Bandy has joined the company as Vice President, Investor Relations and Sustainability, effective March 16, 2020.
Meredith Bandy joins Albemarle from GrafTech International Ltd., a global graphite electrode leader based in Ohio, where she served as Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Prior to this, she held the role of Vice President, Investor Relations, for Newmont Mining in Denver, Colo. Her previous experience also includes more than 10 years in equity research covering basic materials industries, including with investment banking firm BMO Capital Markets.
Bandy is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Georgetown University.
"Meredith's strong financial, investor and strategic experience will serve Albemarle well as we continue to build strong relationships with our shareholders and deliver our long-term strategy in a sustainable way to drive value for all Albemarle stakeholders," said Scott Tozier, Albemarle EVP and CFO.
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts. We power the potential of companies in many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. Working side-by-side with our customers, we develop value-added, customized solutions that make them more competitive. Our solutions combine the finest technology and ingredients with the knowledge and know-how of our highly experienced and talented team of operators, scientists and engineers.
Discovering and implementing new and better performance-based sustainable solutions is what motivates all of us. We think beyond business-as-usual to drive innovations that create lasting value. Albemarle employs approximately 5,400 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. We regularly post information to www.albemarle.com, including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, non-GAAP reconciliations, SEC filings and other information regarding our company, its businesses and the markets it serves.
SOURCE Albemarle Corporation