OMYA Names Croggon President
Proctor - Calcium carbonate maker OMYA, Inc.
has named Jeremy C. Croggon as its new president.
He replaces Peter Duncan who left the company
late last year.
Croggon is the former president of English China
Clays International in Atlanta, the largest producer
of kaolin pigments in North America.
According to the company, Croggon assumes
responsibility for the manufacturing, technical,
marketing and sales of OMYA's ground calcium carbonate
production markets in the U.S. as well as Steep Rock
Resources, Inc., Perth Ontario and the Alabama
Carbonates LP operation in Sylacauga, a joint venture
with Georgia Marble.
Following his graduation from McGill University
in Montreal, Croggon has spent his entire career in
the industrial minerals business, first in Canada and
for the past 23 years in the southeastern United
OMYA, a division of the Swiss-based Pluess
Staufer AG, is a major producer of ground calcium
carbonate for the paper, plastics and paint
The company said Croggon and his wife,
Christianetea, a native of Paris, will will live in