LAWRASON D. THOMAS ELECTED DIRECTOR OF THE BRAND COMPANIES, INC.
LAWRASON D. THOMAS ELECTED DIRECTOR OF THE BRAND COMPANIES, INC. WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrason D. Thomas, vice chairman of Amoco Corp., was elected a director of The Brand Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRAN) today. Thomas has been associated with Amoco since 1958 and has served in a number of increasingly significant capacities. In 1990, Thomas was appointed executive vice president of Amoco Corp. where he served until his recent election as vice chairman in July 1992. "Lawrie is an excellent addition to Brand's board and will provide us with a depth of experience in facility operations, marketing, international operations and strategic planning, as well as added insights into the long-term needs and expectations of a key group of our customers -- refineries and chemical/petrochemical processing facilities", stated Victor J. Barnhart, president and CEO of The Brand Companies, Inc. Thomas is also a board member of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Association of Manufacturers, Boulevard Bank, the National Merit Scholarship Corp., the Illinois Coalition, and the Chicago Central Area Committee. A native of Saginaw, Mich., Thomas received his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. Thomas and his wife Barbara have three children and reside in Chicago. Brand provides services to industrial, commercial, and institutional customers. These services include industrial cleaning, scaffolding, marine construction and repair, specialty nuclear, asbestos abatement and dismantling. Brand's services are provided through a nationwide network of over 65 locations. The Brand Companies, Inc., is a subsidiary of Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: CHW) and is one of the Waste Management, Inc. family of operations. -0- 8/12/92 /CONTACT: Denice P. McMahon of Brand Companies, 708-947-3510/ (BRAN) CO: Brand Companies, Inc. ST: Illinois IN: SU: PER
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|Date:||Aug 12, 1992|
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