FREDERICK, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2012--
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that Don D.
Weinheimer was appointed Vice President and General Manager of Oil and
Gas effective July 30, 2012.
In announcing the appointment, Bryan Shinn, President and Chief
Executive Officer, commented, “Don is a terrific addition to our
executive management team. He is an accomplished leader with a history
of successfully growing revenue and earnings across a variety of
businesses in the oilfield service sector. He brings a deep Oil and Gas
industry background, extensive marketing capabilities and practical
technical expertise to our company. We expect that Don and his team will
continue to accelerate our growth trajectory in the energy sector.”
Mr. Weinheimer has worked in the Oil and Gas Industry for over 30 years,
including a long career with Halliburton Energy Services, where he held
roles of increasing responsibility in Business Development, Production
Enhancement and Strategy. Most recently, he was the Senior Vice
President of Strategy, Marketplace Development and Technology for Key
Energy Services in Houston, Texas, with primary responsibility for
growing Key’s services in the U.S. marketplace. Mr. Weinheimer has a
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M
About U.S. Silica
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is the second
largest domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral
that is a critical input into the oil and gas proppants end market. The
company also processes ground and unground silica sand for a variety of
industrial and specialty products end markets such as glass, fiberglass,
foundry molds, municipal filtration and recreational uses. During its
100-plus year history, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has developed core
competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that
enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 200 products to
customers across these end markets. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is
headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.
Source: U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.