Albemarle Announces Leadership Changes for Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations and Treasury

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today new leadership appointments to its Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations department and Treasury department, effective August 1, 2018. 

Dave Ryan becomes Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations. Ryan joined Albemarle in 2016 as Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to joining Albemarle, he worked for WestRock Company where he was responsible for leading the spin-off of their Specialty Chemicals Division into a stand-alone, publicly traded company. He has also served in a wide range of strategic finance and strategy roles.

Amy Dunbar becomes Vice President and Treasurer. Dunbar joined Albemarle in 2016 as Assistant Treasurer. Prior to that role, she held treasury positions at Affinia Group, Ingersoll Rand and Kodak. Dunbar's career spans treasury strategy, management and operations.

"As Albemarle continues looking to the future and delivering against our growth strategy, we are poised for success in key areas of our business with these newly appointed leaders," said Luke Kissam, Albemarle Chairman, President and CEO. "Dave's financial and strategic experience will serve him well to lead our Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations department, and Amy's integral role in our banking strategy makes her an excellent choice for Treasurer."

About Albemarle
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts. We power the potential of companies in many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics.  Working side-by-side with our customers, we develop value-added, customized solutions that make them more competitive. Our solutions combine the finest technology and ingredients with the knowledge and know-how of our highly experienced and talented team of operators, scientists and engineers.

Discovering and implementing new and better performance-based sustainable solutions is what motivates all of us. We think beyond business-as-usual to drive innovations that create lasting value. Albemarle employs approximately 5,400 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. We regularly post information to, including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, non-GAAP reconciliations, SEC filings and other information regarding our company, its businesses and the markets it serves.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Albemarle Corporation's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.

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