COO appointment will help power Third Coast’s continued growth

Pearland, TX – Third Coast, a leading chemical contract manufacturer, announces the appointment of Jim Thompson to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

“[Jim] Thompson understands domestic and global chemical sales, plant operations, and customer satisfaction in a way that few executives can hope to, and he has a proven record of maximizing the growth potential of Third Coast facilities,” stated Jim Clawson, founder, and CEO of Third Coast.

“As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Thompson will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of each of the Third Coast companies, and we are thrilled to add his valuable leadership to our executive team in this period of rapid growth,” added Jett Rominger, Chief Financial Officer

Thompson originally joined Third Coast in 2009 and most recently served as Commercial Vice President of Chemical Specialties PTE, LTD. In that role, Thompson was onsite in Singapore the year operations began in 2009 and remained onsite overseeing commercial activities until taking a sabbatical in 2018.

Thompson brings extensive management and industry experience to the role previously having served 12 years with Lyondell Basell, Inc. in commercial management and mergers and acquisitions roles. “With the 2014 expansion into reaction chemistry, Third Coast continues to build upon its foundation of delivering world-class services, and the past few years have seen incredible growth,” said Thompson. “It is a tremendous pleasure to be selected for this role, and I am excited to contribute to the continued growth and future of each of the companies that make up the Third Coast portfolio.”

About Third Coast
We are a global network of affiliates dedicated to providing contract manufacturing, terminal services, customized sales, and marketing solutions to customers in the Oil and Gas, and Chemical industries.

Third Coast Terminals – was established in 1998 and has quickly grown to be recognized as one of the best supply chain partners. Our reputation as a provider of liquid storage, toll manufacturing (which includes blending and reactive processes), contract packaging, and transload services, continues to grow as we match our business model to the needs of our customers serving the global petrochemical market.

Third Coast Chemicals – is a leading marketer of brake fluids, industrial coolants, and heat transfer fluids. Through our regional commercial and supply locations, we offer to customers worldwide. By supplying a range of petrochemicals, Third Coast Chemicals supports the automotive, food and beverage, cosmetic and personal care, water treatment, environmental and waste treatment, pharmaceutical, agricultural, rubber, plastics, inks and adhesives, building material, oil and gas, and paint and coatings industries among others.