SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lixivia, Inc. today announced that Robert J. Darnall has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. Mr. Darnall brings world-class industrial experience to Lixivia. His experience in steel and other heavy industries will bring tremendous insight to Lixivia. Mr. Darnall served as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Inland Steel Industries Inc., from September 1992 to October 1998 and as its Chief Operating Officer since April 1986. He served as the Chairman of Inland Steel Company from 1992 to 1995.
He is an experienced corporate executive with over 38 years of senior-level management experience in the steel industry and expertise in sourcing and logistics. He also possesses health, environment and safety experience by virtue of his oversight experience. He served as Other Key Executive at ArcelorMittal and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. Mr. Darnall served as the Chairman of Ryerson Tull Inc. He served as Chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Mr. Darnall served as Director of SunCoke Energy, Inc., Cummins Inc., Pactiv Corporation, United States Steel Corporation, Inland Steel Company, Finance Corp., and Prime Advantage Corporation.
Mr. Darnall holds a BA in Mathematics from Depauw University in 1960. He also holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Columbia University in 1962 and an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1973.
About Us: Lixivia is a venture-backed start-up located in Santa Barbara, California. Their mission is to be the leading supplier of breakthrough chemistry and processes to the mineral industry, enabling reduced emissions while increasing revenues and profits.
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