Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> April 9, 2001

Paul Vitek – Carbo Ceramics Inc (crr)

PAUL G. VITEK was appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer for CARBO Ceramics Inc. in January 2001. He previously served as Vice President, Finance of the company from February 1996 and acted as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary from 1988. Prior to joining CARBO Ceramics, Mr. Vitek was employed in the Treasurer's Office of Diamond Shamrock Corp., Dallas, Texas (a refiner and processor of oil and natural gas), and later Maxus Energy Corporation, Dallas (an independent oil and gas company). Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving us a brief overview of the company?

Mr. Vitek: We manufacture a product called ceramic proppants, which are

small, spherical, ceramic beads used in a process