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Sonneborn Announces Recent Promotion of Clay Rozic to Technology Director - Americas

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Sonneborn Announces Recent Promotion of Clay Rozic to Technology Director - Americas

Parsippany, NJ – August 16, 2016 - Sonneborn LLC, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of high quality specialty hydrocarbons, announces the recent promotion of Clay Rozic as Technology Director - Americas, located in Petrolia, PA.  Clay will be responsible for leading the Technology Department for the Americas, which includes quality control, regulatory, R&D, product development and innovation.

Clay Rozic has been with Sonneborn for 17 years, working in laboratory management positions and product development roles.  He has made significant technical contributions in process and product development, continuous improvements and development of novel product applications. Mr. Rozic graduated from La Roche College in 1999 with a BS Chemistry and BS in Biology. 

“I look forward to leading the Sonneborn technical team into the future.  We have built a superior team, and I am excited for all the new innovations in product development, quality and regulatory systems and manufacturing technology that our team will produce.”, said Mr. Rozic of his new role. 

“Clay brings exceptional technical knowledge and creative energy to this critical role as we continue to innovate for the future.” said Jon Giberson, Vice President and General Manager – Americas.

Clay Rozic replaces Anthony Banaszewski who retired in June following his assignment to Technology Fellow, early in 2016 in recognition of his many contributions during his 39 years at Sonneborn.  Mr. Banaszewski is Sonneborn’s first ever to receive this honor, and highest recognition achievable in the technology world. 

About Sonneborn

For more than 100 years, Sonneborn has been setting industry standards the world over for the finest possible high purity specialty hydrocarbons in Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Baking & Food, Agriculture, HI&I, Polymers and many other applications.  With manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe, Sonneborn is the world’s only high purity specialty hydrocarbon producer that offers this global reach of expertise and depth of experience. Sonneborn LLC is managed by OEP Capital Advisors, LP.

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