Director Since: 2019
Term in Office Expires: 2022
Committee Memberships: Audit, Compensation
Christopher T. Fraser has broad experience in the chemical industry. Much of his experience, as noted below, has been with major, global participants in the industry. He has been an Operating Partner of Advent International Corp., a private equity firm (“Advent”), since 2011 and advises Advent on deals in the industrial sector, with a focus on chemicals and materials.
Mr. Fraser served as Chairman of the Board of KMG Chemicals Inc. from December 2012 to November 2018 and was a director from May 2008 to November 2018. He also served as Chief Executive Officer and President of KMG Chemicals Inc. from September 2013 to November 2018. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chemical Lime Co. from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Fraser served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of OCI Chemical Corp. from 1997 to 2006. Prior to joining OCI, he held various positions of responsibility in sales, marketing, business development, operations and general management. He has also previously served as a director at OCI Company Ltd. from 2006 to 2008, ANSAC from 1994 to 2006 and Tangoe Inc. from 2002 to 2008. Mr.
Fraser holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.