Chief Legal, Risk & Sustainability Officer

Joseph Gaynor Jr, is Chief Legal, Risk Management, & Sustainability Officer at Birla Carbon. Additionally, he holds oversight responsibility for Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E), Communications and Corporate Compliance. Mr Gaynor is based at the Company headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Mr. Gaynor joined the Carbon Black Business in 2010. His experience encompasses over 30 years of Legal, Safety, Health and Environmental experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries across Manufacturing, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Legal Operations, Litigation, Regulatory Compliance, Labor and Employment Matters, and SEC Reporting Management. Prior to joining the Carbon Black Business, Mr. Gaynor was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and the Secretary for Salutria Pharmaceuticals, LLC. He also held positions of increasing responsibility with AtheroGenics, Inc. and UCB Inc.

Mr. Gaynor earned his Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law, and has a Bachelor of Science in Business degree with a double major in Accounting and Finance from Miami University in Ohio. He is a member of the American and Georgia Bar Associations and an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel.