ATLANTA – Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC (GPC) announces the hiring of Ryan P. Lynch as Senior Commercial Development Manager. Lynch will be supporting the growth of their asphalt additives business in the US and Canada. Georgia-Pacific Chemicals is marketing these products, sold under the name of TUFFTREK, to the paving and roofing industries.
“Through a dynamic collaboration with Flint Hills Resources, we have developed a line of asphalt additives that is being very well received by the industry,” said Jim Arduino, GPC Director of Marketing and New Product Development. “Ryan’s asphalt background helps us bridge the gap between the application requirements of our customers and the chemical expertise at Georgia-Pacific Chemicals.”
Lynch most recently worked for 11 years in the Asphalt Sales and Marketing Division of Flint Hills Resources (FHR) where he also took on the commercial development of innovative asphalt-related businesses including shingle/roofing and industrial specialties. He has been active in various state asphalt paving associations. Prior to Flint Hills, Lynch served over four years in the U.S. Navy, with deployment in Iraq. Lynch graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in History.
About Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC
Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC, is a global performance chemical manufacturer and marketer recognized as a leader in chemicals for building products and specialty applications. Georgia-Pacific Chemicals has manufacturing operations in the United States and Chile with technology partners in Europe and China. For additional information, please visit www.gp-chemicals.com or call 1-866-447-2436).
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. The company operates more than 180 facilities and employs more than 30,000 people directly and creates approximately 89,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: gp.com.
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