RENO, Nev.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--EP Minerals, LLC (EP), a global leader in industrial minerals, today announced the promotion of Gregg Jones to the role of president. In this capacity, Gregg will provide overall leadership and direction to the EP organization.
“Under Dave’s 10 years as its leader, EP has chalked up an enviable record of continuous growth and innovation”
Gregg, currently EP’s executive vice president of global sales & marketing, has been leading the company’s commercial efforts for more than 10 years. Before joining EP, he held commercial leadership roles with the Plastics Division of Rock Tenn Company, with UCB Films and with Imerys. Gregg holds a BS in Chemical Engineering, an MS in Chemistry and an MBA from Syracuse University in New York.
Dave Keselica, who has led EP’s successful growth strategy as president and CEO since 2003, will become chairman of EP’s board and continue his work developing new projects in partnership with EP’s owner, Golden Gate Capital.
“Under Dave’s 10 years as its leader, EP has chalked up an enviable record of continuous growth and innovation,” said Rajeev Amara, a managing director of Golden Gate Capital. “Golden Gate Capital's commitment to EP minerals and management continues to be strong, and we have a high level of confidence that Gregg and his team will continue that record of success.”
About EP Minerals
EP Minerals, LLC is a worldwide leader in diatomaceous earth (DE), clay and perlite. These unique minerals are used as filter aids, absorbents and functional additives, serving dozens of diverse markets, including food and beverage, biofuels, swimming pool, landscape, sports turf, paint, plastics and insecticides. EP Minerals also produces patented water purification media. For more information, visit www.epminerals.com.