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Melissa H. Zona

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Melissa H. Zona

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and SHEQ

Ms. Zona was appointed to her current role in January 2024, leading a diverse portfolio collectively designed to preserve Tronox’s privilege to operate its business around the world. Her leadership of the safety, health, environmental and quality operations, as well as its people, culture and community engagement, reflects the value placed on investing in talented, high-performing people to consistently exceed expectations. Prior to joining Tronox in 2018, Ms. Zona served as a leader within Quinpario Partners, LLC., an investment and operating company focused on specialty chemicals, performance materials, plastics and energy-related industries. Previous experience includes various roles within  Solutia, Inc., where she had direct oversight of effective international crisis management and communications programs, global corporate responsibility efforts and a wide range of stakeholder engagement activities. Ms. Zona holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University.