Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> April 24, 2000

Roger Hruby – Cfc International Inc (cfci)

ROGER F. HRUBY is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and the major stockholder of CFC International, Inc., a leading chemical specialty company. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer of the company's predecessor, Bee Chemical, from 1977 until the sale of that company to Morton Thiokol, Inc. in 1985, at which time Mr. Hruby also became its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hruby also organized the formation of Bee Chemical's Japanese joint venture in 1970 and supervised its growth from a start-up venture to a significant manufacturing company with sales in excess of $40 million. In 1986, Mr. Hruby formed the company, which purchased Bee Chemical's specialty transferable solid coatings division from Morton Thiokol and has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and until June 1995, President of the company since the date of its incorporation. Mr. Hruby has been involved in the specialty chemical industry since 1958. Mr. Hruby earned a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from North Central College and a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving us an overview of CFC International?

Mr. Hruby: CFC International, Inc. formulates, manufactures, and sells

chemically complex, multi-layered functional