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Sonneborn Announces Roman Myrna as New Vice President of Manufacturing

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Sonneborn Announces Roman Myrna as New Vice President of Manufacturing

Parsippany, NJ – December 14, 2016 Sonneborn LLC, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of high quality white oils and specialty hydrocarbons, announces the appointment of Roman Myrna as Vice President of Manufacturing.  Roman will report directly to Jon A. Giberson, Vice President & General Manager - Americas.

“Roman Myrna brings an exceptionally diverse and progressive understanding within several technology platforms to Sonneborn,” says Jon Giberson. “His extensive knowledge and expertise, both professionally and personally, will establish him as a strong addition to the Sonneborn Team.”

Roman is a proven manufacturing leader with over 25 years of experience in the specialty chemical industry overseeing complex chemical facilities for a variety of technologies.  He has a safety first mentality and has strong experience with OSHA Process Safety Management regulated facilities.

“Roman’s focus on safety, quality and team empowerment aligns well with Sonneborn's long term efforts on achieving Operational Excellence,” said Paul Raymond III, Sonneborn CEO and President.

Roman Myrna started his career as a Project Engineer at Hoechst Celanese and progressed into plant management, most recently as Site Manager for Arkema’s Memphis, Tennessee site where they produce Hydrogen Peroxide. Previously, he was a Site Manager for Huntman’s Chicago Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) site. Before this, he was an Operations Manager for Cytec, and a Focus Factory Manager for Covidien.  Mr. Myrna holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from California State University and is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt.

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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