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Neal Butler

Neal Butler
Chemicals

Neal Butler became an Industry Advisor to Wynnchurch Capital in 2017 and is based in Atlanta.  Mr. Butler served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director at KMG Chemicals (NYSE: KMG), a Houston based specialty chemicals company, from 2004 through 2013.  While at KMG Chemicals, Mr. Butler led the Company’s expansion from a North American centric company to a global organization with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.  Prior to KMG, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Naturize Biosciences, a biotechnology company specializing in biological solutions for agriculture, turf and ornamentals.  Mr. Butler served as Vice President and Horticulture Team Lead for Zeneca Agro in the U.S. and Canada, as Global Fungicide and Strategic Planning lead located in Zeneca’s U.K. headquarters in the U. K. and as Vice President and General Manager of The Americas for ISK Biosciences, an Osaka, Japan based global manufacturer of specialty agricultural and turf chemicals.  Mr. Butler received a B.S. in Biology from Auburn University and completed the Senior Executive MBA Program at Columbia University.  Mr. Butler previously served as a director of International Fibers Corp., Legislative Oversight Council, Crop Life America, Georgia Agribusiness Council, and Southern Crop Protection Association.

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