Naren Srinivasan Named Officer of GCP Applied Technologies Inc.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Naren Srinivasan has been appointed an executive officer of GCP Applied Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:GCP) in addition to his current responsibilities.

GCP President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Poling commented, “Naren has made significant contributions to GCP over the past year. His leadership in business development, strategic planning, and marketing across a number of high-level initiatives and growth programs has positioned GCP for growth in 2017 and beyond. Naren spearheaded the acquisitions of SensoCrete® and Halex, as well as Henkel’s recent binding offer for Darex.”

Mr Srinivasan joined W.R. Grace & Co. in October 2015 as Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development prior to the spin-off of its construction products and packaging businesses in early 2016 to form GCP as a stand-alone company. Since then he has led GCP's global corporate development activities as well as its corporate communications, customer and digital marketing, and custom applications activities.

Prior to joining Grace and GCP, Mr Srinivasan led the strategy and corporate development functions at The Hertz Corporation and MeadWestvaco Corporation. Prior to that he worked in mergers and acquisitions and private equity at Rothschild, Evercore Partners, and Dillon, Read & Co.

About GCP Applied Technologies
GCP Applied Technologies is a leading global provider of products and technology solutions for customers in the specialty construction chemicals, specialty building materials, and packaging sealants and coatings industries. Our products help improve the performance of our customers’ products, increase productivity in their application or manufacturing processes, and meet the increasing regulatory requirements impacting their industry. GCP has approximately 3,000 employees on six continents, and serves customers in more than 110 countries. More information is available at

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