David G. Birney has been elected to the Tronox Inc. board of directors. Birney has 40 years experience in the chemical industry. He recently retired from his position as president and CEO of Solvay America, Inc.
Tronox has also named Stephen Wachnowsky vice president of global pigment operations, responsible for the company’s titanium dioxide pigment operations. In his new position, Wachnowsky will be responsible for Tronox’s global pigment facilities, which include plants in the U.S., Europe and Australia.