Media and Corporate Communications Contacts


Bud Grebey

Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications

Mr. Grebey joined Tronox in the spring of 2012. He brings to the company more than 25 years of corporate, agency and government experience in strategic communications, issues management, public affairs and marketing. Before joining Tronox, he was the senior vice president, corporate and consumer practice lead, and New York general manager for the public relations agency Waggener Edstrom Worldwide.

Prior to his agency work, he was vice president of communications and marketing for Sikorsky Aircraft, a division of United Technologies Corp. He has also held senior communications positions with Siemens Corporation,, Levi Strauss & Company, and Kenetech/U.S. Windpower. In those posts, Mr. Grebey directed communications across the lifespan of a corporation — from IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and international brand development, to litigation, labor relations, downsizing and bankruptcies. He began his career in Washington, D.C., serving as a press secretary and chief of staff in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also served as a political consultant to the Foreign Ministry of Japan. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.

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Carla Duarte

Director, Corporate Communications

Ms. Duarte joined Tronox in July, 2016. She brings more than 10 years of corporate and agency communications and marketing. Prior to joining Tronox, she was a lead account manager for MossWarner Communications supporting strategic employee communications for several global clients. Her previous agency experience includes DigitasLBi U.S., Pappas MacDonnell, Inc., and XL Communications, Inc.

She began her career at Oracle Corporation contributing in a variety of roles including marketing, internal training, human resources and consulting. Ms. Duarte is passionate about building tools and relationships to encourage employee engagement and supporting strategic communication to achieve organizational and cultural alignment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.