VP, General Counsel and SecretaryMr. Gary R. Whitaker Vice President General Counsel and Secretary joined us in December 2011. Mr. Whitaker previously was in private practice in Atlanta Georgia from 2009 to 2011. He served as Vice President General Counsel and Secretary for GrafTech International Ltd. a manufacturer of graphite products including graphite electrodes used in electric arc furnaces from 2006 to 2008 and as Vice President General Counsel and Secretary for the U.S. operations of the SK Group one of South Koreas largest conglomerates from 1998 to 2006. Mr. Whitaker also worked as a corporate attorney for Eastman Chemical Company and for the DuPont Company and was a senior associate for Powell Goldstein Frazer and Murphy in Atlanta Georgia
Age: 60 VP Since 2011Whitaker received a B.A. in History from U.C.L.A. in 1976 and a J.D. from the University of Houston Law School in 1980.