Chemours Appoints Shane Hostetter as Chief Financial Officer

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Shane Hostetter, Chief Financial Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

WILMINGTON, Del. – The Chemours Company (“Chemours”) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Advanced Performance Materials, today announced the appointment of Shane Hostetter as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective July 1, 2024. As CFO, Shane will lead Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Strategy, and Enterprise Risk Management.

“Shane is a welcome addition to the Chemours team. With over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of finance and a deep understanding of the chemicals industry, Shane is uniquely positioned to drive long-term value for shareholders,” says Denise Dignam, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chemours.

Shane joins Chemours after 13 years of service at the Quaker Chemical Corporation (“Quaker Houghton”), a publicly traded global leader in industrial process fluids, where he served as CFO since April 2021. Throughout his career at Quaker Houghton, Shane served in several executive- and senior-level leadership positions including Vice President of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, and Global Controller. He brings a breadth and depth of experience to Chemours spanning all financial aspects of the organization including Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Investor Relations, and Tax. Prior to Quaker Houghton, Shane held several financial leadership roles at Pulse Electronics Corporation, a publicly traded global manufacturer of electronic components, and started his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Shane is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has an MBA in Finance from Villanova University.

With Shane’s appointment, Matt Abbott, Interim CFO since February 2024, will resume his prior role of SVP, Chief Enterprise Transformation Officer, where he is responsible for accelerating growth, unlocking new productivity, and improving operational performance across the organization.

“Matt has been an incredible partner and invaluable member of the executive team,” says Ms. Dignam. “I want to thank Matt for his leadership and willingness to take on the Interim CFO role at such a critical juncture for the company. His contributions have been integral to strengthening the foundation of how we operate and moving Chemours forward.”

About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) is a global leader in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Advanced Performance Materials providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. We deliver customized solutions with a wide range of industrial and specialty chemicals products for markets, including coatings, plastics, refrigeration and air conditioning, transportation, semiconductor and consumer electronics, general industrial, and oil and gas. Our flagship products are sold under prominent brands such as Ti-Pure™, Opteon™, Freon™, Teflon™, Viton™, Nafion™, and Krytox™. The company has approximately 6,200 employees and 28 manufacturing sites, and serves approximately and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.

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Forward-Looking Statements
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Contacts

INVESTORS
Brandon Ontjes
Vice President, Investor Relations
+1.302.773.3300
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Kurt Bonner
Manager, Investor Relations
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NEWS MEDIA
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Corporate Media & Brand Reputation Leader
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