President & Chief Executive Officer
Brad Crocker is President and Chief Executive Officer of AmSty. He was appointed to this position in 2012.
Previously, Mr. Crocker served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lawter, Inc. Before joining Lawter, Inc., Mr. Crocker held numerous assignments in the chemical industry at companies including Nalco Chemical Company, International Paper, and Momentive Specialty Chemicals.
In 1992, Mr. Crocker entered the pine chemical industry, joining Chemical Products Division of Union Camp Corporation, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and general management until 2003. Mr. Crocker joined Resolution Performance Products, the world's largest producer of epoxy, shortly after its divestment from Shell Chemicals. In 2006, Resolution Performance Products was one of many chemical holdings companies which combined to form Hexion Specialty Chemicals. Mr. Crocker led the divestiture of IAR of Harima Chemicals, which formed Lawter, Inc., a global leader in the supply of resins and additives to the graphic arts, adhesives, specialty coatings, and rubber industries.
Mr. Crocker holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Georgia. Following college, Mr. Crocker served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.