SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg – AECI Limited announced on the 17th June 2021 the appointment of Patricia Mishic O’Brien to its Board as an Independent Non-executive Director effective from 1 July 2021.
Patricia is the Chief Commercial Officer at USA-based CoorsTek, Inc., a global manufacturer of technical ceramics for aerospace, automotive, chemical, electronics, medical, metallurgical, oil and gas, semiconductor, and many other industries.
She has over 16 years of experience working in the chemicals industry. She previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer of A. Schulman (now part of LyondellBasell) and was the Global Director of Marketing Excellence at Dow Inc.
Patricia holds an MBA Degree from the University of Akron, Ohio, and a Business Degree in Industrial Marketing from Youngstown State University, also in Ohio. She is a Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors in the USA and a member of Women Corporate Directors, a global organization.