Edward F. Lonergan was appointed to the company's board of directors in 2014. He brings extensive business experience to the role, and is currently the Executive Chairman of Zep, Inc., a New Mountain Capital Company. Prior to his role at Zep, he served as the president and CEO of Chiquita Brands International. Earlier, he held positions as director, president and CEO of Diversey, Inc. and president of the European region of the Gillette Company. He has also held various management positions with The Procter & Gamble Company. Edward earned his bachelor's degree from Union College of Schenectady, New York.