COVINGTON, Kentucky, December 13, 2018 - Ashland (NYSE: ASH) today announced that William C. Whitaker has been named vice president and treasurer of the company, effective January 1, 2019. Whitaker succeeds Eric N. Boni, who was named vice president of finance for Ashland.
As treasurer, Whitaker will have responsibility for global treasury operations, cash management, financial risk management, and debt and capital markets. Whitaker will report to J. Kevin Willis, Ashland senior vice president and chief financial officer.
A native of Ostrander, Ohio, Whitaker joined Ashland in 2015 and has held several positions of increasing responsibility in corporate development and treasury. He most recently served as assistant treasurer. Prior to joining Ashland, Whitaker held various roles within private equity and transaction advisory services. Whitaker earned a bachelor's degree in finance from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, nutraceuticals, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are approximately 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Visit ashland.com to learn more.
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