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Valtris Specialty Chemicals Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Ron Masterson, proven integrated operations leader from Arxada, appointed

Independence, OH – February 27, 2023 – Valtris Specialty Chemicals, a leading global manufacturer of a comprehensive portfolio of specialty additives and precursors, announced today the appointment of Ron Masterson as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer, effective March 6, 2023.

 

“I am very pleased that Ron Masterson will join Valtris’ leadership team as Chief Operating Officer as we embark on our journey of transformation.”, said Simon Medley, Chief Executive Officer at Valtris. “Ron’s extensive international experience in operations and value chain management will enable success in his strategic leadership of our Global Integrated Operations, which encompasses EHS&S, engineering, manufacturing, procurement and supply chain/customer service”, he added.

 

Mr. Masterson brings a wealth of impressive operations experience and know-how to Valtris. He joins the company from Arxada, where he held the position of Vice President of Global Manufacturing having enjoyed a 16-year career in a variety of operations and manufacturing roles with increasing responsibility through the legacy companies of Arch and Lonza. His career started with process, production and safety engineering roles, before moving into manufacturing services and operations management.

 

Mr. Medley concluded, “We are thrilled to have a Chief Operating Officer with Ron’s credentials and look forward to his invaluable contributions in Valtris’ journey toward becoming a world class specialty additives business.”

 

 

ABOUT VALTRIS

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.