SOURCE: Koppers Holdings Inc.

Koppers Holdings Inc.

August 05, 2009 12:36 ET

Albert J. Neupaver Elected to Koppers Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2009) - The Board of Directors of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) has elected Albert J. Neupaver as a director of Koppers.

Mr. Neupaver is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of Wabtec Corporation, a manufacturer of railroad equipment and industrial products with global operations. Previously, Mr. Neupaver was President-Electromechanical Group for AMETEK, Inc., a global manufacturer of industrial products. Mr. Neupaver serves on the Board of Directors of Robbins & Meyers and the Carnegie Science Center, and he is a retired Captain from the United States Naval Reserves.

"We look forward to the contributions that Al will bring to our Board and to Koppers, particularly in light of his international manufacturing experience and expertise," said Walter W. Turner, President and CEO of Koppers.

About Koppers

Koppers, with corporate headquarters and a research center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global integrated producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products. Including its joint ventures, Koppers operates facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Australia and China. The stock of Koppers Holdings Inc. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "KOP." For more information, visit us on the Web: Questions concerning investor relations should be directed to Brian H. McCurrie at 412 227 2153 or Michael W. Snyder at 412 227 2131.

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    Brian H. McCurrie
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