Company Information from ICIS

Ashland is a diversified company involved in the worldwide supply of chemicals, products and services to primarily the construction, transportation and water industries. It operates through four wholly owned divisions: Ashland Performance Materials, Ashland Distribution, Valvoline and Ashland Water Technologies.

Ashland Performance Materials division manufactures and supplies specialty chemicals and customised services. Ashland Distribution distributes chemicals, plastics, reinforcements and resins, and fine ingredients in North America and plastics in Europe. Ashland Water Technologies comprises of Drew Industrial and Drew Marine. Valvoline markets, distributes and produces automotive and industrial products and services.

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Board Members

Member: Roger Hale
Member: Bernadine Healy
Member: Kathleen Ligocki
Member: Vada Manager
Member: James O'Brien
Member: Barry Perry
Member: Mark Rohr
Member: George Schaefer
Member: Theodore Solso
Member: John Turner
Member: Michael Ward

Executive officers

Chief executive officer: James O'Brien
Senior VP and CFO: Lamar Chambers
Senior VP and general counsel: David Hausrath


Corporate Headquarters
50 E. RiverCenter Blvd.
PO Box 391
Covington, KY 41012-0391

Tel: +1 614 790 3333
Fax: +1 614 790 4119


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