Janice Henry Joins Grace's Board of Directors
COLUMBIA, Md., Jan 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) today announced the election of Janice
K. Henry to its Board of Directors. Henry's election, which is
effective immediately, increases the size of the Board to 10 directors.
Henry, 60, most recently served as Senior Vice President of
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., a producer of construction aggregates,
until her retirement in June 2006. Since her retirement, she has served
on several boards, and currently is a director of Cliffs Natural
Over the course of Henry's career, she held numerous positions in
financial leadership including serving as Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer at Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., and numerous other
financial and accounting positions at Martin Marietta Corporation (now
Lockheed Martin Corporation).
"Janice's business and financial experience, including acquisitions and
capital structuring, is compelling," said Fred Festa, Grace's Chairman
and CEO. "Her strategic guidance and perspective will be valuable to our
board and leadership team."
Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and other products to
petroleum refiners; catalysts for the manufacture of plastics;
silica-based engineered and specialty materials for a wide range of
industrial applications; sealants and coatings for food and beverage
packaging, and specialty chemicals, additives and building materials for
commercial and residential construction. Founded in 1854, Grace has
operations in over 40 countries. For more information, visit Grace's web
site at www.grace.com.
SOURCE: W. R. Grace & Co.
W. R. Grace & Co.
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Mark Sutherland, +1 410-531-4590