John M. Steitz
President and Chief Executive Officer of Tredegar Corporation
John M. Steitz was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Tredegar Corporation, effective March 19, 2019. Mr. Steitz previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Addivant Corporation, a leading global supplier of polymer additives, from March 2015 until January 2019 and President and Chief Operating Officer of PQ Corporation from October 2013 until March 2015. Mr. Steitz served as Chief Operating Officer of Albemarle Corporation from April 2007 to March 2012. He also served as a director of Innophos Holdings, Inc., a producer of specialty grade phosphate products, from 2008 until its acquisition in 2020.
D. Andrew Edwards
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
D. Andrew Edwards was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tredegar Corporation effective August 6, 2020.
Mr. Edwards had been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since July 20, 2015, when he returned to the Company after serving as Chief Financial Officer of United Sporting Companies, Inc. since February 2013. From December 2009 until February 2013, Mr. Edwards served in various capacities as a Vice President of Owens & Minor, Inc., including Acting Chief Financial Officer and Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Edwards previously served in various capacities at Tredegar from 1992 through 2009, including as Tredegar’s Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from August 2003 to December 2009.
Mr. Edwards received an M.S. in Accounting from the University of Virginia and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond. He is a CPA licensed in Virginia.
Kevin C. Donnelly
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Kevin C. Donnelly was named Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Tredegar Corporation, effective January 1, 2021.
Mr. Donnelly joined Tredegar in 2010 and served as its Associate General Counsel since 2013. Prior to joining Tredegar, Mr. Donnelly was an associate at Hunton & Williams LLP (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP). He received a B.A. degree from the University of Richmond and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.
W. Brook Hamilton
President, Bonnell Aluminum
W. Brook Hamilton was named President of The William L. Bonnell Company, Tredegar’s aluminum extrusions subsidiary, on June 1, 2013.
Mr. Hamilton joined Bonnell in 2005 as General Manager of its Woodbridge, Ontario fabrication facility, which was part of the then-owned Canadian division of Bonnell. In 2006, Mr. Hamilton became Plant Manager for Bonnell’s extrusion facility in Newnan, GA. He was promoted to Director of Business Planning in July, 2012 and held that position until his recent appointment as President. Prior to joining Bon L Canada, Mr. Hamilton was employed with Central Wire as General Manager, and with Daymond Aluminum as General Manager. Previously he worked for Wilkinson Steel & Metals as Regional Plant Manager and for 11 years with Alcan Aluminum in a variety of sales, customer service, and operations positions.
Mr. Hamilton received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.
Arijit (Bapi) DasGupta
President, Surface Protection
Bapi DasGupta was named President of Tredegar’s Surface Protection business unit in August 2015. He has been with Tredegar since 2007, most recently serving as Vice President, Surface Protection for Tredegar Film Products. Prior to joining the Company, he held leadership positions at Johns Manville, Solutia, and Monsanto.
Dr. DasGupta has a Ph.D and Master of Science in polymer science from the University of Akron in Ohio, an Executive Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Bombay.
Jose Bosco Silveira, Jr.
President, Flexible Packaging Films
Jose Bosco Silveira, Jr. was named President of Tredegar’s Flexible Packaging Films business unit (also known as Terphane) in August 2015. Mr. Silveira served as Vice President, Flexible Packaging for Tredegar Film Products upon joining the Company in 2014. He previously held leadership positions in the Brazilian operations of the Brose Group and Chrysler.
Mr. Silveira received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Vale do Paraiba University, a Master of Business Management from Instituto Nacional de Pos Graduacao and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from Getulio Vargas Foundation. Additionally, he successfully completed the Advanced Management Program at Fundacao Dom Cabral and Insead.
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