NEW HAMPTON, N.Y., Jan. 6 -- (AMEX:BCP) Dino A. Rossi, President and CEO of Balchem Corporation, announced the promotion of Frank Fitzpatrick to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately.
Frank joined Balchem in 1997 as Balchem's Corporate Controller and in 2003 was given the added responsibility of Treasurer. Frank's responsibilities have grown from managing Balchem's accounting department, finances, strategic planning and analysis and acquisition integration, to risk management, information technology platform and all financial compliance issues of the SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He has also proven to be a valuable resource to our Audit Committee and Board of Directors.
"I look forward to further utilizing Frank's financial expertise and business insight in support of Balchem's continued growth," stated Dino A. Rossi.
Balchem Corporation consists primarily of three business segments: Encapsulated/Nutritional Products, ARC Specialty Products, and unencapsulated feed supplements. The Encapsulated/Nutritional segment provides proprietary microencapsulation solutions to an expanding variety of applications. Through ARC Specialty Products, Balchem provides specialty-packaged chemicals for use in healthcare and other industries. BCP Ingredients, Inc., manufactures and supplies unencapsulated feed supplements used primarily in the poultry and swine industries.