James Miranda, experienced c-suite leader, appointed
Independence, OH – October 27, 2023 – Valtris Specialty Chemicals, a leading global manufacturer of a comprehensive portfolio of specialty additives and precursors, announced today the appointment of James Miranda as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective October 30, 2023.
“James is an accomplished transformational executive having diverse experience with companies in a private equity environment. He has an impressive background of success in highly competitive markets, leveraging finance’s role to collaborate with commercial and operations functions to drive value creation. James will make an outstanding addition to Valtris’ executive leadership team, and we are very excited that he has joined the organization. He is well suited to engage in the many critical segments of Valtris’ transformation in our drive toward becoming a world class specialty additives business,” stated Simon Medley, Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Miranda most recently was CEO of A.T. Cross Company, LLC, an American manufacturing company founded in 1846, based in Providence, Rhode Island. His career spans 25 years of progressive financial leadership roles in banking, logistics, packaging, consumer/commercial goods, manufacturing, and private equity. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force having retired with 22 years’ of service with the Illinois National Guard.
Valtris, headquartered in Independence, Ohio is a global leader in specialty performance additives and precursors, offering innovative solutions and products to customers around the world. With strong technical expertise and best in class formulation capabilities, Valtris develops products that provide essential performance properties to plastics, coatings, adhesives and sealants, pharmaceuticals, flavors and fragrances, and personal care products. For more than 75 years, Valtris has served as a trusted partner for customers by providing exceptional service and high-quality products. Valtris is committed to safely developing and manufacturing value-added and sustainable solutions that meet the long-term needs of its customers. The Company operates nine manufacturing locations and employees approximately 700 people across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.valtris.com.