Thiele Kaolin Company Announces Two New Hires

July 8, 2013 - Thiele Kaolin Company is pleased to announce that Steve Humphries has joined the company as the Mid Atlantic Regional Sales Manager. In this role Humphries will support Thiele's domestic customers across twelve states in the U.S. from South Carolina to Pennsylvania, and as far west as Kentucky.

Humphries succeeds David Hickman, who will be retiring at the end of 2013.

Humphries has twenty-three years of experience in the kaolin industry, most recently with Kemira Chemicals where he was Sales Manager over the White Pigments customer market. Humphries is an alumnus of Georgia College and State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Thiele is also pleased to welcome Tom Bennett to the company as a Sales & Marketing Associate. Bennett is a recent graduate of Georgia Southern University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In this position, Bennett will provide marketing support to Thiele's global sales team and will work with internal and external stakeholders to develop tailored products that will provide value to Thiele customers.

For more than 60 years, Thiele Kaolin Company, headquartered in Sandersville, Georgia (USA), has been one of the world's leading sources for processed kaolin clay. Thiele mines, processes, blends and delivers the full spectrum of kaolin coating and filler pigments, each tailored to meet your needs. For more information on Thiele, visit

SOURCE: Thiele Kaolin Company