J. Landis Martin
J. Landis Martin (James Landis Martin) has been President and Chief Executive Officer of NL Industries, Inc. (manufacturer and marketer of titanium dioxide pigments) since 1987 and a director since 1986. Martin has also served as Chairman of the Board of Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) (an integrated producer of titanium metals) since prior to 1995.
He has served as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Tremont Corporation (TRE) since prior to 1995. The Tremont Corporation is a holding company for both TIMET and NL Industries.
Martin is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Baroid Corporation (and its predecessor), acquired by Dresser Industries, Inc. [see Halliburton Company] in 1994.
Martin joined the Halliburton Company Board in 1998. He is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment, the Nominating and Corporate Governance and the Management Oversight Committees.
He is on the Board of Directors of AIMCO, a Denver-based apartment management company (successor to The Considine Company, Inc. ('TCC') founded by Terry Considine in May 1975). He is also a Director on the Board the Special Metals Corporation.
According to the Pittsburgh Business Times in May 2002, Martin, a member of the board since Crown Castle was founded in 1995, was appointed Nonexecutive Chairman of the Board of Crown Castle International Corporation (parent company of Canonsburg-based Crown Castle USA Inc.): "Houston-based Crown Castle designs, builds and operates cellular and broadcast-transmission towers and other communications infrastructure."
Martin is a member of the International Titanium Association and was the organization's President in 1999.
- Norton lobbied for Superfund target, Quest for the Presidency, January 6, 2001; re lobbyist and current Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton and NL Industries, Inc.
- Full recovery for titanium likely in 2004, producer exec says. (AMM's Titanium Strategies), forecast from J. Landis Martin, chairman of Titanium Metals Corp., American Metal Market, February 5, 2002. Landis and other executives projected "emerging markets" to account for a larger share of the upturn than during past cycles.