ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innospec Inc. (Nasdaq:IOSP) today announced that it has appointed Jonathan Treen as Sales Director, Personal Care for its EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region, with effect from February 3, 2014. With 30 years experience in the Personal Care business, Treen joins Innospec from Dow Corning. He will be responsible for leading all of the Innospec Personal Care team in EMEA and developing and implementing a sales growth strategy for the region. Commenting on the appointment, Phil Boon, Executive Vice President, Business Operations at Innospec, said, "We have been strategically investing in our strategic Personal Care business, most recently with the acquisitions of Chemsil and Chemtec. We are delighted that Jonathan is joining our team. His proven track record of delivering growth and his extensive customer relationships and deep knowledge of the Personal Care market will be invaluable to us as we drive our business forward." Jonathan Treen said, "I am pleased to be joining Innospec, in one of their strategic businesses, at a time when the focus is on growth and expansion. I'm looking forward to joining an energetic team and helping to grow this important business." About Innospec Inc. Innospec Inc. is an international specialty chemicals company with approximately 1,100 employees in 20 countries. Innospec manufactures and supplies a wide range of specialty chemicals to markets in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Innospec's Fuel Specialties business specializes in manufacturing and supplying the fuel additives that help improve fuel efficiency, boost engine performance and reduce harmful emissions. Innospec's Performance Chemicals business provides effective technology-based solutions for our customers' processes or products focused in the Personal Care; Polymers; and Fragrance Ingredients markets. Innospec's Octane Additives business is the world's only producer of tetra ethyl lead.