SUGAR LAND, Texas, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Trecora Resources (NYSE: TREC), a leading provider of high purity specialty hydrocarbons and waxes, today announced that Pamela R. Butcher has been appointed as an independent director to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective November 17, 2016. Ms. Butcher will serve on the Nominations and Governance and the Compensation Committees of the Board. This brings the total number of Board members for the Company to eight, six of whom are considered independent.
Ms. Butcher has over 35 years of industry experience primarily in specialty chemicals. Over the past six years she was the CEO, President and Chief Operating Officer of Pilot Chemical Corp., a global specialty chemical company. She joined Pilot after a successful 29-year career with The Dow Chemical Company where she held a variety of executive leadership positions including Business Vice President of Specialty Chemicals, Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Sales and Vice President and General Manager of Adhesives and Sealants. She was a distinguished recipient of Dow's Genesis Award for people excellence, which is Dow's highest recognition for people leadership.
"Pam's distinguished career, background and experience in the specialty chemicals industry greatly enhances the strength and depth of our Board of Directors," said Simon Upfill-Brown, Trecora's President and CEO. "We are delighted to have Pam aboard and believe her knowledge and talent, combined with her leadership capabilities, will provide significant support to our Board as the Company continues its drive forward as a market leader of specialty petrochemical products."
Ms. Butcher holds a Bachelor's Degree in Agronomy and a Master's of Science Degree from Purdue University. Ms. Butcher has served on the board of trustees for the Chemical Educational Foundation and on the Board of the American Cleaning Institute, the Ohio Manufacturing Association, and the Regional Advisory Board of US Bank. She is currently also on the Board of Directors of the Pilot Chemical Corp. and Quality Distribution, Inc.
About Trecora Resources (TREC) TREC owns and operates a facility located in southeast Texas, just north of Beaumont, which specializes in high purity hydrocarbons and other petrochemical manufacturing. TREC also owns and operates a leading manufacturer of specialty polyethylene waxes and provider of custom processing services located in the heart of the Petrochemical complex in Pasadena, Texas. In addition, the Company is the original developer and a 33.4% owner of Al Masane Al Kobra Mining Co., a Saudi Arabian joint stock company.
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Investor Relations Contact: Matt Steinberg The Piacente Group 212-481-2050 [email protected]