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Covia Announces Management Changes Lillian Etzkorn – EVP, CFO

Covia Announces Management Changes Lillian Etzkorn – EVP, CFO

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, September 27, 2021 -- Covia, a leading provider of mineral-based and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, today announced that Lillian Etzkorn is joining the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 11, 2021.

Ms. Etzkorn joins Covia from Shiloh Industries, where she has served as Senior Vice President and CFO since 2018. She succeeds Andrew Eich, who was promoted to President on June 1, 2021, and continued to serve as CFO while the company completed its search.

Ms. Etzkorn’s experience also includes serving as CFO of CPI Card Group (NASDAQ: PMTS), Vice President of Treasury and Senior Director Investor Relations for Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) and a variety of senior-level financial positions with Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F). She currently serves as an Independent Director and member of the Audit Committee for Matthews International (NASDAQ: MATW) in addition to serving on its Finance Committee.

Ms. Etzkorn earned her M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Michigan and B.A. in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University.

Mr. Shawn Williams, Chairman of the Board and Acting Chief Executive Officer, commented, “On behalf of the Board and the management team, I want to welcome Lillian to Covia, and look forward to the significant leadership and financial expertise she brings to our company that will be instrumental in positioning Covia for future success.”


About Covia

Covia is a leading provider of diversified mineral solutions to the oil and gas, glass, ceramics, coatings, metals, foundry, polymers, construction, water filtration, sports and recreation markets. The Company serves its Industrial customers through a broad array of high-quality products, including high-purity silica sand, nepheline syenite, feldspar, clay, kaolin, resin systems and coated materials, delivered through its comprehensive distribution network. Covia offers its Energy customers an unparalleled selection of proppant solutions, additives, and coated products to enhance well productivity and to address both surface and down-hole challenges in all well environments. Covia has built long-standing relationships with a broad customer base consisting of blue-chip customers. Underpinning these strengths is an unwavering commitment to safety and to sustainable development, further enhancing the value that Covia delivers to all its stakeholders. For more information, visit



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