American Gilsonite names Frank Albrecht as Managing Director – Asphalt Eastern Hemisphere
February 4, 2019
American Gilsonite recently appointed Frank Albrecht as Managing Director of Asphalt for the Eastern Hemisphere. Mr. Albrecht has nearly twenty years of experience as a leader in the bitumen industry and comes to AGC with extensive asphalt paving project experience in Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and the USA.
“Adding such a strong talent as our Managing Director of Asphalt for the Eastern Hemisphere underscores our commitment to the asphalt industry,” says David G. Gallagher, President and CEO of American Gilsonite Company. “Frank will be working closely with the Asphalt Paving community to further develop economically and technically beneficial solutions through expansion of American Gilsonite’s world-wide network.”
Frank’s considerable experience includes ten years working at Nynas where he served as European Sales Director with a focus on naphthenic oils and bitumen. In addition, he launched ALBR3CHT Supply Concepts – a solutions provider specializing in technical services, trade products and applied processes to optimize return on residues and engineer superior bitumen for better asphalt and longer lasting roads.
Mr. Albrecht has also served as an officer and member of various bitumen industry boards and is frequently invited to speak at global asphalt conferences.