Gregory C. Thompson will become Georgia Gulf Corporation’s new Chief Financial Officer just after the filing of its 2007 Form 10-K.
Vice President & Corporate Controller Mark Buckis wil continue serving as interim CFO until that time.
The Georgia Gulf Corporation has historically been a major manufacturer and marketer of chlorovinyls (caustic soda, chlorine, VCM, EDC, PVC resins, PVC rigid and flexible compounds) and aromatics (acetone, cumene, phenol). With the acquisition of Royal Group Technologies the company is now also a major producer of building materials ranging from piping and siding to window profiles, decking, and fencing.
The company operates 47 locations in numerous states such as Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Michigan, Tennessee, and Texas, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. As of November, 2007 the company employs 6,214 full-time individuals.
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