Chase Corporation Appoints Ellen Rubin to its Board of Directors

Chase Corporation Appoints Ellen Rubin to its Board of Directors


July 20, 2022, Westwood, MA – Chase Corporation (NYSE American: CCF), a global specialty chemicals company that is a leading manufacturer of protective materials for high-reliability applications across diverse market sectors, announced on July 14, 2022 that the Board of Directors elected Ellen Rubin to the Board, as an independent director, effective immediately. Additionally, she will serve as a member of Chase’s Audit Committee.

Peter Chase, Chairman of the Board, commented “We are thrilled to be adding Ellen Rubin’s leadership, industry knowledge, and expertise to our Board of Directors as we continue to expand our business, drive scale, and deliver against our proven growth strategy. Ms. Rubin brings to our Board an extensive leadership background and CEO experience which she gained while scaling startups, including ClearSky Data and CloudSwitch, and as a General Manager at Amazon Web Services, which operate within the growing area of cloud computing. Ms. Rubin’s proven leadership and knowledge within the information technology space render success, and we look forward to her contribution within our Board of Directors.”

Dana Mohler-Faria, Independent Director and Chair of the Nominating Governance Committee, commented, “Ms. Rubin’s unique experience serving as CEO and Founder across multiple innovation-based organizations and hands-on capital markets activity and acquisition experience are well-aligned with Chase’s strategy and will strengthen our Board’s perspective and acumen. We look forward to working alongside Ms. Rubin on our Board of Directors.”

“I’m excited to join the Chase Corporation brand during its time of growth and expansion, especially with the recent NuCera acquisition,” Ms. Rubin said, “Chase’s market-leading products are at the core of many global industries emerging technologies, and I share the Company’s commitment to make a material difference for our customers and partners.”

Ms. Rubin brings 20 plus years of experience as a technology CEO and founder in building and scaling companies and expertise working with enterprise and global customers in manufacturing, financial services, healthcare and other industries. Ellen Rubin was CEO and Founder of ClearSky Data (acquired by Amazon), and later served as General Manager at Amazon Web Services for several hybrid cloud services. Previously, Ellen Rubin was CEO and Founder of CloudSwitch (acquired by Verizon). Earlier in her career she was VP Marketing at Netezza, a leader in the data warehousing market, that went public in 2007 and was subsequently acquired by IBM. Ellen Rubin has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Women in the Cloud by CloudNOW, and currently serves as an independent Board Director at Corvus Insurance. Ellen Rubin has an MBA from Harvard Business School.


About Chase Corporation

Chase Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company that was founded in 1946, is a leading manufacturer of protective materials for high-reliability applications throughout the world. More information can be found on our website


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