The Board of Directors of Neville Chemical Company announces the retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas F. McKnight, effective January 1, 2019.
Mr. McKnight was hired in 1980 as Manager of Legal and Loss Control, with responsibilities for the safety, legal and environmental aspects of Neville's business. In 1985, he was named Secretary of the Company and in 1986 was promoted to Vice President, subsequently becoming the Company's General Counsel. In 2002 , he was elected to the Board of Directors of Neville Chemical Company.
Mr. McKnight was promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer on April 1, 2003, and was later named President and Chief Executive Officer upon the retirement of L. Van V. Dauler, Jr. on January 1, 2006.
During his 38-year tenure at Neville Chemical Company, Mr. McKnight has remained a strong and positive force for progress. Under his direction and leadership, Neville remains a respected competitor and supplier in the hydrocarbon resin market.
Please join us in wishing Mr. McKnight many years of health and happiness in his retirement.