10/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/22/2021 07:41
Wilmington, Del., Oct. 22, 2021 - The Chemours Company ("Chemours") (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, Advanced Performance Materials, and Chemical Solutions, was recently recognized as a Champion of Board Diversity by The Forum of Executive Women, the Greater Philadelphia Region's premier women's organization. The Forum of Executive Women annually honors the top public companies in the Philadelphia region with 30% or more women on their respective boards. This is the second time that Chemours has been honored as a Champion of Board Diversity.
"Chemours is focused on making a difference and shaping the world through the power of our chemistry," said Mark Newman, president and chief executive officer at Chemours. "For us, inclusion and diversity are not initiatives, they're woven into the fabric of who we are. We're honored to be recognized as a Champion of Board Diversity for the work we've done to ensure that our leaders represent the world that we serve and seek to improve. We will continue to champion diversity in our Boardroom, company, and across our industry."
Chemours has also made progress on gender equity among its senior executive leadership team. In the past year, Chemours has increased female representation to 44% following the appointments of Alvenia Scarborough to senior vice president, corporate communications and chief brand officer, Alisha Bellezza to president, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Denise Dignam to president, Advanced Performance Materials.
The Forum of Executive Women's annual Women in Leadership Report, compiled in partnership with PwC, examines diversity in the boardrooms and executive suites of the top 100 public companies in the Philadelphia region. This year, The Forum and PwC report a record number of Champions of Board Diversity -- with 27 companies receiving the designation, up from 17 in the year prior.
About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (Chemours or the Company) (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, Advanced Performance Materials, and Chemical Solutions providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. We deliver customized solutions with a wide range of industrial and specialty chemicals products for markets, including coatings, plastics, refrigeration, and air conditioning, transportation, semiconductor and consumer electronics, general industrial, mining and oil and gas. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Ti-Pure™, Opteon™, Freon™, Nafion™, Krytox™, Teflon™, and Viton™. In 2019, Chemours was named to Newsweek's list of America's Most Responsible Companies. The company has approximately 6,500 employees and 30 manufacturing sites serving approximately 3,300 customers in approximately 120 countries. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.
About The Forum of Executive Women
Founded in 1977, The Forum of Executive Women is the Greater Philadelphia Region's premier women's organization, actively working to increase the number of women in leadership roles, expand their impact and influence, and position them to drive positive change in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Forum membership has grown over four decades to comprise more than 500 of the most senior leaders in corporations, firms, not-for-profit organizations and the public sector throughout the region. Visit www.foew.com for more information.
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