Director of Safety, Health & Environment named for Brenntag North America

Reading, PA - Mr. David Garner, Vice President of Operations for Brenntag North America, Inc., one of the leading chemical distributors in North America, has announced the promotion of Mr. Shawn Wiram to Director of Safety, Health & Environment.

A graduate of Indiana State University with a degree in Environmental Science, Mr. Wiram was the Environmental Services Director for Brenntag Mid-South. From 1995 to 2007 he was responsible for all Safety, Health & Environment matters for Ulrich Chemical, Indianapolis, IN. Ulrich Chemical was acquired by Brenntag in 2007. He will relocate to the Reading, PA headquarters of Brenntag North America.

Brenntag North America is part of the world-wide Brenntag Group. Brenntag recorded 2007 global sales of US$ 9.1 billion (EUR 6.7 billion). The company operates in excess of 300 locations with more than 11,000 people in 55 countries. In keeping with the company’s strong position in world markets, Brenntag is committed to providing value to its customers and suppliers through superior supply chain logistics, single sourcing, technical assistance and other value added services. Brenntag offers an unrivalled, extensive and state-of-the-art distribution network for industrial and specialty chemicals to its suppliers and customers alike throughout the world.

Contact: Barbara Nothstein