Birla Carbon appoints Mark Bass as new president for North America

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Mark Bass has been named as the new president for the North America region at Birla Carbon, effective as of September. Bass will take over from John Loudermilk, who has been newly appointed as COO.

Bass will have full responsibility for profit and loss management in North America. He will join the company’s senior management team, reporting to Loudermilk.

“Mark will be a great addition to our leadership team and brings a wealth of executive experience in carbon black, as well as other chemicals and specialty materials,” commented Loudermilk. “His clear focus on the needs of the customer, along with a broad perspective, will take the North American region to the next level of performance.”

Bass has over 23 years’ industry experience in business management, sales, manufacturing and technical service, having served in leadership roles for Solutia, NuQuest, and Peach State Hardware. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

August 29, 2017

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