MSA Safety CEO Nish Vartanian Named to Koppers Board of Directors

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MSA Safety, Inc. CEO, Nish Vartanian, joins Koppers Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors, aiming to contribute to the company's future success. Vartanian expresses excitement to align with Koppers' values and enhance their achievements.
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PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety, Inc. (NYSE: MSA) today announced that Nish Vartanian, MSA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has been elected to the Board of Directors at Koppers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KOP). Koppers is a Pittsburgh-based integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds.

"I am honored to join the Board of Koppers, a company whose values align closely with mine," Mr. Vartanian said. "It will be incredibly exciting to help the Board and Koppers leadership build upon their most recent accomplishments, and I look forward to helping to play a part in the company's future success."

In addition to his MSA Safety responsibilities, Mr. Vartanian serves on the Boards of Trustees for the Manufacturers Alliances for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI); the International Association of Firefighters Foundation (IAFF); and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. He is also a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Pittsburgh Branch.

About MSA Safety

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) is the global leader in advanced safety products, technologies and solutions. Driven by its singular mission of safety, the company has been at the forefront of safety innovation since 1914, protecting workers and facility infrastructure around the world across a broad range of diverse end markets while creating sustainable value for shareholders. With 2022 revenues of $1.5 billion, MSA Safety is headquartered in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania and employs a team of over 5,000 associates across its more than 40 international locations. For more information, please visit

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What company does Nish Vartanian serve as CEO for?

Nish Vartanian serves as CEO for MSA Safety, Inc.

What is the ticker symbol for MSA Safety, Inc.?

The ticker symbol for MSA Safety, Inc. is MSA

What company's Board of Directors did Nish Vartanian join?

Nish Vartanian joined Koppers Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors

What type of products does Koppers Holdings, Inc. provide?

Koppers Holdings, Inc. is a provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds

What organizations does Nish Vartanian serve on the Boards of Trustees for?

Nish Vartanian serves on the Boards of Trustees for MAPI, IAFF, and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development

What is Nish Vartanian's role at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland?

Nish Vartanian is a director at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Pittsburgh Branch

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established in 1914, msa is the world's leading manufacturer of safety products designed to protect people throughout the world. many msa products, while simple to use and maintain, are sophisticated in design in that they typically integrate any combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. with headquarters located in cranberry twp, pennsylvania, msa employs approximately 5,000 associates and maintains operations that extend around the world. these resources include manufacturing operations on five continents, major r&d centers in the us, germany and china, and more than 40 international locations that help protect lives in more than 140 countries. a publicly held company, msa's stock is traded over the nyse exchange under the symbol msa. the company has annual revenues of approximately $1 billion and has achieved record growth in revenue in 8 of the past 10 years.