Mr. McKendrick is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of AMCOL International (NYSE: ACO). He served in this role, as well as on the Board, from 2011 through the Company’s sale in 2014. During the sale of AMCOL, he successfully managed a competitive, unsolicited, and public bidding process among multiple counterparties. He previously served at AMCOL as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was Vice President-General Manager for Waste Management of North America (NYSE: WM).