CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announces that executive vice president and chief financial officer, Scott Tozier, has been named Charlotte Business Journal's 2017 CFO of the Year award winner in the public company category. This annual awards program is intended to honor the region's top professionals for outstanding performance in senior financial leadership.
"As a senior leader in our organization, Scott has played a key role in our company's rapid growth and current success," commented Albemarle's chairman, president and CEO, Luke Kissam. "We are continually inspired by his commitment to power the potential of Albemarle, and I am pleased to congratulate him on this noteworthy accomplishment."
Tozier joined Albemarle in January 2011, as senior vice president and chief financial officer, and has assumed roles of increasing responsibility during his time with the company. He has over 20 years of diversified international financial management experience with global companies, including Ernst & Young, LLP and Honeywell International, Inc.
About Albemarle Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), headquartered in Charlotte, NC, 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 4,500 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.
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