WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts, and chemical solutions, announced today that its President and CEO, Mark Vergnano, has been elected to chair the board of the National Safety Council (NSC).
Vergnano stated, "I am proud to chair the board of an organization with an unwavering focus on safety that transcends industries and has safety at work, in homes, and communities as the cornerstone of its mission." He has been a member of the NSC board for the past seven years. Vergnano also sits on the boards of the American Chemistry Council and Johnson Controls International.
Vergnano spoke at the opening ceremony at today's NSC 2017 Congress and Expo in Indianapolis. In his remarks, he addressed his belief that safety must be at the core of any industrial company: "Safety Obsession, as we call it at Chemours, is one of our five foundational corporate values. The word obsession reminds us to keep safety top-of-mind for our workforce every day."
Mark Vergnano holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Connecticut and master's degree in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and general industrial manufacturing. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™ and Nafion™. Chemours has approximately 7,000 employees and 26 manufacturing sites serving approximately 4,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC. For more information please visit chemours.com.
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