Independence, Ohio, August 22, 2023 -- Covia, a leading provider of mineral-based and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, today announced that Michael Segura will join the company in a newly created role as President of Covia’s Energy Division, effective September 1, 2023.
Mr. Segura has extensive experience in the energy sector, most recently serving as Senior Vice President at Halliburton where he led the $11 billion global Completion and Production Division. Over his nearly 20 years with Halliburton, Mr. Segura held a wide range of leadership roles including strategy, operations, and R&D across North America, Australia, and Asia. Mr. Segura earned a BA in economics and chemistry from Wabash College, a PhD in chemistry from Rice University, and an MBA from Oklahoma State University.
Andrew Eich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Covia, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Mike to Covia. Over the last three years, our energy business has experienced strong organic growth, and I am confident that Mike’s leadership and strategic capabilities will drive the next chapter of growth and new opportunities.”
Covia is a leading provider of diversified mineral solutions to a variety of industrial markets, including glass, ceramics, coatings, metals, foundry, polymers, construction, water filtration, sports and recreation, and oil and gas. The Company serves its customers through a broad array of high-quality products, including high-purity silica sand, nepheline syenite, feldspar, clay, kaolin, resin and coated materials, delivered through its comprehensive distribution network. 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 CoviaCorp.com.