Koppers Holdings Names Leroy Ball as CFO
Koppers Holdings, a producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products, has appointed Leroy Ball as vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Ball will replace Brian McCurrie, who was appointed senior vice president, global carbon materials and chemicals. Since 1 May, McCurrie has also been the acting CFO and will continue in this role until Ball joins Koppers on 1 September 2010.
Ball was senior vice president, CFO of Calgon Carbon, a provider of services, products and solutions for purifying water and air, since 2002. Prior to 2002, he served as Calgon Carbon’s assistant controller and controller. Ball spent nine years with Carmeuse North America (formerly Dravo Corporation), a provider of lime and limestone products, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in the finance area. Ball earned a BS in Accounting from Florida International University and an MBA from Robert Morris University.