KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: KMG), a global provider of specialty chemicals to select markets, today announced that Marcelino Rodriguez, CPA, will join KMG on February 24, 2014 as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. In this role, Mr. Rodriguez will oversee corporate accounting functions and financial reporting.
Mr. Rodriguez brings to KMG more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in accounting, financial reporting, operating processes and systems and information technology. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Paul Mueller Company, a Springfield, Missouri-based manufacturer of industrial stainless steel tanks and equipment, where he was responsible for accounting, finance, IT, treasury, legal and investor relations.
Previously, Mr. Rodriguez was Chief Financial Officer of Lhoist North America, a leading producer of lime-based products and services. As a key member of the management team at Lhoist, Mr. Rodriguez helped lead the successful global implementation of SAP, as well as improvements to various corporate operating processes and systems.
“We are thrilled to have Marcelino Rodriguez join KMG as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer,” said Malinda Passmore, Chief Financial Officer of KMG. “Marcelino’s combination of skills and experience are a perfect fit for KMG at this time and we look forward to his contributions to KMG’s continued growth and success.”Mr. Rodriguez holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and earned his MBA from St. Mary’s University. Mr. Rodriguez is a Certified Public Accountant. About KMG Chemicals, Inc. KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and distributes specialty chemicals to select markets. The Company grows by acquiring and optimizing stable chemical product lines and businesses with established production processes. Its current operations are focused on the electronic and industrial wood treatment chemical markets. For more information, visit the Company's website at http://kmgchemicals.com. The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including statements as to the future performance of the company. Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations or any of its forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Factors that could cause results to differ include, but are not limited to, successful performance of internal plans, product development acceptance, the impact of competitive services and pricing and general economic risks and uncertainties.