Leadership

 

William R. Jones
President

201 Main Street, Suite 3000
Fort Worth, TX  76102

Bill’s experience includes positions with Phillips Petroleum, Columbian Chemicals, and Sid Richardson since 2000 in fields related to carbon black engineering, manufacturing and executive management. Since joining Sid his strategic initiative has been to modernize the three carbon plants in the U.S. and to change SRCE into a world-class manufacturing company with a long-term, productive future. That initiative focuses on energy reduction, environmental improvement, lower cost and a more diverse product portfolio.

Herb A. Trulove
Vice President of Financial & Marketing Services

201 Main Street, Suite 3000
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Herb has been with Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co. (SRCE) since July 1989, serving first as Manager of Accounting before assuming his present responsibilities in February 1995. Herb is responsible for financial services and information systems for the various SRCE business units, and manages the logistics and feedstock procurement functions.  

Gregory A. King
Vice President of Sales & Marketing

3560 W. Market Street,
Suite 420
Akron, Ohio 44333

Greg has been with SRCE over twenty years first as a Business Segment Manager and National Accounts Manager before being promoted to Vice President of Marketing in 2002.  Greg holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and a Master of Science Degree with a major in Management. His experience includes work as a Technical Service Representative and a Raw Material Chemist for a major U.S. tire company.  In total, Greg has spent well over 30 years in the rubber industry.

Riaz Bismilla
Vice President of Operations

201 Main Street, Suite 3000
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Riaz attended the University of Toronto and graduated as a Chemical Engineer. He worked as an Engineer for several large multi-national companies including Unilever and PPG.  He joined the Carbon Black industry in 1989 with Columbian Chemicals Company and has worked in Engineering, Quality, Research & Development and Manufacturing. Riaz joined Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy in 2000 and is currently Vice President of Production located in Fort Worth, Texas.

Wesley A. Wampler, PhD
Vice President of Research & Development

201 Main Street, Suite 3000
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Wesley has been employed by Sid Richardson Carbon Co. for over 26 years.   Previous positions include Senior Research Chemist and Manager of the Fort Worth Research Center.  He is a member of the American Chemical Society Rubber Division and the American Society of Testing and Materials Committee D24 on Carbon Black.  Dr. Wampler has also coauthored two chapters on Carbon Black in books dealing with its use in the rubber industry.  He achieved a B.S degree in Chemistry and Biology from Tarleton State University, an M.S. degree in Organic Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry both from the University of Texas at Arlington.