Centilion, a fertilizer production company based in Henry, IL proudly announces the addition of Gary Denning to its board as a non-executive director. Centilion is a fully integrated manufacturer which produces a variety of granulated fertilizer products in its geographically advantaged facility in Illinois. The company serves the agricultural and industrial sectors across global markets.
Mr. Denning has twenty-five years of experience in the chemical and fertilizer industries as an executive, consultant, investment banker and Board member. Most recently, Mr. Denning served as VP of Corporate Development and M&A for Axiall Corporation, a multi-billion dollar revenue chemicals and building products business. As the head of the function, he played a vital role in several key corporate strategy and development efforts. Previously, he spent 17 years in investment banking at Chase Manhattan Bank, Bear Stearns and Houlihan Lokey covering the chemical and fertilizer industries. In his capacity as board member and advisor, Mr. Denning will focus on strategic direction, M&A and potential corporate partnerships to drive growth for the future.
“During this challenging market environment, Centilion is grateful for the vision and leadership offered by Gary and we welcome him to the team,” said Kobus van der Zel. “As the global markets continue to need reliable harvests, Centilion and its products can help to support farmers with sustainable products and we are thrilled to gain from Gary’s depth of expertise.
“Demand for Centilion’s ammonium sulfate products is expanding quickly,” said Gary Denning. “I look forward to helping the leadership team steer the company towards profitable growth as we position it to optimize its current production facility and take advantage of a range of storage, tolling and distribution expansion options.”