Amcol International names McKendrick COO

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Posted: Dec 01, 2009 8:00 AM

Specialty mineral producer Amcol International Corp. said Tuesday its board of directors named Ryan F. McKendrick chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1.

He succeeds Lawrence E. Washow, 55, who remains president and CEO.

McKendrick, 57, has been with the company for 25 years, the company said, leading the environmental segment for the last 11 years.

Bob Trauger will become the new head of Amcol's environmental segment.