LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) (“LSB” or the “Company”) today announced that Brian Jensen has joined the Company as Director of Corporate Development, effective June 14, 2022. In this newly created position, Brian will be dedicated to evaluating project investments, cultivating business development partnerships and identifying and pursuing potential merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities, among other responsibilities.
“We are very pleased that Brian has joined our senior leadership team as our Director of Corporate Development,” stated Mark Behrman, LSB’s President and CEO. “We believe his knowledge and experience will enable us to leverage our operational performance and financial position, which are the strongest in Company history, in order to propel LSB into our next phase of growth in profitability, cashflow and shareholder value. I’d like to welcome Brian to LSB and look forward to working with him.”
About Brian Jensen
Brian has more than 15 years of experience in corporate development and investment banking with global organizations. Most recently, from 2017 to 2022, he was Director of Corporate Development for China Road and Bridge Corporation, a global transportation, engineering, and construction company, where he performed a critical role in driving M&A, investment projects, joint ventures (JVs) and other corporate transactions. From 2006 to 2016 he was with BMO Capital Markets where he was a Vice President in the firm’s investment banking practice. In this capacity, he was responsible for identifying, evaluating, negotiating, and executing mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and transaction financing with a focus on the industrials and infrastructure sectors.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. He also served in the U.S. Army.
About LSB Industries, Inc.
LSB Industries, Inc., headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, manufactures and sells chemical products for the agricultural, mining, and industrial markets. The Company owns and operates facilities in Cherokee, Alabama, El Dorado, Arkansas and Pryor, Oklahoma, and operates a facility for a global chemical company in Baytown, Texas. LSB’s products are sold through distributors and directly to end customers primarily throughout the United States. Committed to improving the world by setting goals that will reduce our environmental impact on the planet and improve the quality of life for all of its people, the Company is well positioned to play a key role in the reduction of global carbon emissions through its planned carbon capture and sequestration, and zero carbon ammonia strategies. Additional information about LSB can be found on its website at http://lsbindustries.com/.
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