Ecovyst welcomes Anna Catalano to its Board of Directors

– USA, PA –  Ecovyst Inc. (NYSE: ECVT), a leading integrated and innovative global provider of specialty catalysts and services, today announced the election of Anna Catalano to its Board of Directors, bringing extensive business experience and two decades of public and private board service to the Board.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Anna Catalano to the Ecovyst’s Board. Anna is an experienced business executive with broad knowledge and extensive industry insight that will be of significant benefit to Ecovyst and its stockholders. We look forward to Anna’s guidance and counsel as we continue to implement our long-term strategies to deliver growth and exceptional value to our stockholders,” said CEO, Kurt Bitting.

Concurrently, the Company also announced the retirements of Greg Brenneman and Martin Craighead from the Board effective July 27, 2022.

About Anna C. Catalano

From 1979 to 2003, Ms. Catalano held a variety of positions with BP plc and its predecessor company, Amoco Corporation, concluding as Group VP, Marketing for BP at the time of her retirement in 2003. In 2010, Ms. Catalano co-founded The World Innovation Network, a non-profit network of innovators to work toward global prosperity, and continued work with that organization until 2021. She currently serves on the board of directors of HF Sinclair Corporation, where she is a member of the Nominating/Governance and Compensation Committees, and Frontdoor, Inc., where she is the chair of the Compensation Committee. She formerly served on the boards of directors of Willis Towers Watson, Kraton Corporation, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and Chemtura Corporation.

She holds a B.S. degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of Illinois, Champaign – Urbana, and also has been active with the National Association of Corporate Directors (including its Corporate Directors Institute), the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Houston Grand Opera.

About Ecovyst Inc.

Ecovyst Inc. and subsidiaries is a leading integrated and innovative global provider of specialty catalysts and services. We support customers globally through our strategically located network of manufacturing facilities. We believe that our products, which are predominantly inorganic, and services contribute to improving the sustainability of the environment.

We have two uniquely positioned specialty businesses: Eco services provide sulfuric acid recycling to the North American refining industry for the production of alkylate and provides on-purpose virgin sulfuric acid for water treatment, mining, and industrial applications; and Catalyst Technologies provides finished silica catalysts and catalyst supports necessary to produce high strength and high stiffness plastics and, through its Zeolyst joint venture, supplies zeolites used for catalysts that help produce renewable fuels, remove nitric oxide from diesel engine emissions as well as sulfur from fuels during the refining process.

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