MONTREAL, June 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSX: RGX) ("Argex" or the "Corporation"), is pleased to announce the appointment of William White as Director of the Corporation. His appointment will become effective on June 25th, 2015.
William White retired from DuPont in 2008 where he was a leader in numerous international business units during the course of his career. These included DuPont Titanium Technologies, DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise, and DuPont Safety Resources. He was appointed director of Business Improvement at the company's headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, before being promoted in 2006 to president of DuPont Canada.
Mr. White is now a partner at CBW Associates where he provides strategic advice and executive coaching on business growth, organizational improvement and business turnaround. With a focus on companies in the Clean Technology and Sustainability arena, he holds key roles such as COO of Woodland Biofuels, Director of the Sustainable Chemistry Alliance and chair of the advisory board for the Schulich Center of Excellence for Responsible Business. He is a graduate of Purdue University Engineering and chairs the Mechanical Engineering advisory council.
William White stated "I am very pleased to join the Board of Argex at this pivotal time, the corporation's technology is a promising part of the future of the TiO2 industry.
"We are excited to welcome Bill to the Argex Board. Bill's wealth of experience in large scale chemical companies and in the TiO2 industry is invaluable. We look forward to his insight and contribution at this important juncture", commented Roy Bonnell, President and CEO of Argex.
About Argex Titanium
Argex Titanium Inc. has developed an advanced chemical process for the volume production of high grade titanium dioxide (TiO2) for use in high quality paint, plastics, cosmetics and other applications. The Corporation's unique proprietary process takes relatively inexpensive and plentiful source material from a variety of potential vendors, and produces TiO2 along with other valuable by-products. Argex's process provides a significant cost and environmental advantage over current legacy TiO2 production methods. The Corporation's primary near term goal is to rapidly advance toward a 50,000 tonne per annum production module as a first step in its goal to transform the 5.7 million tonne per annum TiO2 industry.
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SOURCE Argex Titanium Inc.
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