Rentech appoints Williams to its board of directors

Rentech Inc. has appointed John A. Williams to the company's board of directors. Williams has more than 40 years of business experience, principally in the real estate and banking industries. Since 2004, he has served as the CEO, president and managing member of Corporate Holdings LLC, a diversified holdings company, and since November 2004, he has served as CEO and managing member of Williams Realty Advisors LLC, a real estate firm adviser to more than $3 billion in assets. Williams also has nearly 20 years of alternative energy experience stemming from his investment in the biomass gasification company SilvaGas Corp., which was acquired by Rentech in June 2009, creating an unmatched capability to transform biomass resources into renewable low-carbon certified drop-in fuels.