Bridgewell Resources elects industry veteran Richard Kellogg to board of managers

Posted December 9th, 2010

TIGARD, Oregon. (Dec. 9, 2010) — Bridgewell Resources LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings LLC, has elected Richard Kellogg to its board of managers. Mr. Kellogg brings extensive experience in the specialty chemical industries to the board.

“Richard is a respected veteran of the specialty chemicals business and brings a depth of experience and expertise to the company,” said Atlas Holdings Chairman Andrew Bursky. “Having him actively engaged in Bridgewell is an exciting development for the organization as we look to expand our specialty chemical product offering.”

Mr. Kellogg has founded and held leadership roles in industrial businesses in numerous industries, including chemicals, distribution, natural gas exploration and production, petroleum trading and real estate. He is currently chairman of the board of Basic Management Inc., co-founder and chairman of the board of Grupo Transmerquim S.A., co-founder and chairman of the board of Pioneer Partners LLC, and co-founder and board member of Susquehanna Exploration & Production Co. Inc.

Bridgewell Resources LLC is a leading global trading and wholesale distributor of specialty chemicals for conventional agriculture, turf and ornamentals, lawn and garden, sustainable agriculture, and other markets. Based in Tigard, Oregon, and an affiliate of Atlas Holdings LLC, the company also trades and distributes wood, food, infrastructure, construction and utility products. For more information, visit www.bridgewellresources.com.

Atlas Holdings LLC is an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Atlas companies employ more than 5,000 people and operate in a number of industrial sectors, including building materials, capital equipment, trading and wholesale distribution, steel mill services, wood products, packaging, and pulp and paper. Over the past 25 years, the principals of Atlas, in partnership with capable management teams, have built more than 40 companies in a variety of industries. For more information on Atlas, visit www.atlasholdingsllc.com.