Olin announces changes to its board of directors
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Olin announces changes to its board of directors

Darnall was selected to serve on the Audit Committee and the Directors and Corporate Governance Committee of Olin's Board.

  • By ICN Group | October 01, 2021

Olin Corporation announced that Matthew S. Darnall and W. Anthony Will were each elected as a new director by Olin's Board of Directors to serve on Olin's Board effective immediately.  Darnall was selected to serve on the Audit Committee and the Directors and Corporate Governance Committee of Olin's Board.  Will was selected to serve on the Compensation Committee and the Directors and Corporate Governance Committee of Olin's Board.

Darnall retired in July 2021 from his position as Managing Director, Industrials Group of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a position he held since 2003.  Over a 36-year career at The Goldman Sachs Group, Darnall advised companies on corporate financial matters and mergers transactions within the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group, the Energy and the Midwest Regional Coverage Group. 

Will serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of CF Industries Holdings Inc., positions he has held since January 2014.  He previously served as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Distribution from January 2012 to January 2014, Vice President, Manufacturing and Distribution from March 2009 to December 2011, and Vice President, Corporate Development from April 2007 to March 2009.  Prior to joining CF Industries Holdings, Inc.,

On September 27, 2021, John M. B. O'Connor, Gray G. Benoist, and W. Barnes Hauptfuhrer, non-executive Directors of Olin, each advised Olin of his decision to resign from Olin's Board of Directors and the Board Committees on which they served, effective immediately.  Messrs. O'Connor's, Benoist's and Hauptfuhrer's decisions to resign were not related to any disagreement with Olin on any matter relating to Olin's operations, policies or practices.

Scott Sutton, Olin's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "We would like to thank John, Gray and Barnes for their valuable service on Olin's Board and Board Committees, and wish them continued good fortune in the years to come.  Additionally, we welcome Matt and Tony to Olin's Board and Board Committees as we take Olin to the next level in its evolution."

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