Asbury Carbons’ CEO steps down

April 17, 2020

Asbury Carbons, headquartered in Asbury, New Jersey, USA, recently reported that its CEO, Stephen Riddle, has stepped down effective February 25, 2020. Riddle was the fourth generation of the Riddle family, who founded Asbury Carbons as Asbury Graphite Mills in 1895, to work at the corporation and served as CEO from January 2011.

“Stephen was a fixture at Asbury Carbons, building industry relationships and serving in many roles. We thank him for his four decades of dedicated service,” stated Stan Tilton, Chairman of Asbury Carbons Board of Directors. “While we will miss Stephen’s day-to-day influence, he remains a Director and significant Shareholder. The Board of Directors is confident that Asbury has a strong leadership group supporting a capable and dedicated global team engaged in the execution of our strategic plan.”

The company states that the Board of Directors has no plans to immediately fill the position and plans to shift responsibilities to Noah Nichelson, President of Asbury Carbons in coordination with the Asbury leadership team.

Established in 1895, Asbury Carbons is a supplier of quality carbon and graphite products for use in a wide range of applications including Powder Metallurgy. According to the company, beyond its ISO certifications, multi-faceted quality checks and proven ability to keep its customers’ supply chain moving, it is committed to using its extensive range of research, technical and manufacturing capabilities to craft smart-engineered solutions for unique needs.

Asbury Carbons currently offers nearly 3,000 grades of materials, sourced from its global network, engineered by top scientists, and delivered seamlessly to customers from its facilities including the USA, Mexico, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

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