Cabot Corporation Announces Retirement of Mark Wrighton from Board of Directors

January 12, 2021

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2021-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced the upcoming retirement of Mark S. Wrighton from its Board of Directors. Mr. Wrighton, who has served as a director of Cabot since 1997, is retiring from the Board when his current term of office expires effective at Cabot’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on March 11, 2021. He currently serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and during his tenure on Cabot’s Board, Mr. Wrighton has also served on the Board’s Safety, Health, Environment and Sustainability Committee.

“Mark has provided insightful guidance during his tenure on the Cabot Board of Directors,” said Ms. Rataj, Non-Executive Chair of the Board. “We have benefitted greatly from Mark’s extensive scientific knowledge and understanding of complex technology, significant management and leadership experience and deep understanding of matters related to public company management and oversight. On behalf of everyone at Cabot and the Board, I extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mark for his many years of service to the Cabot Board and wish him all the very best.”


Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of carbon black, specialty carbons, activated carbon, elastomer composites, inkjet colorants, masterbatches and conductive compounds, fumed silica and aerogel. For more information on Cabot, please visit the company’s website at

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Vanessa Craigie, Corporate Communications

Steve Delahunt, Investor Relations

Source: Cabot Corporation