American Standard Welcomes Directors to Board

American Standard announced the appointment of Scott David and William Killian to the Company's Board of Directors as Independent Directors. Messrs. David and Killian bring decades of diverse professional experience to the Board and its committees.

Mr. David has twenty years of experience in the downstream oil industry with Shell Oil Company. With Shell Oil Company he has led large and complex joint venture formation projects and asset portfolio restructuring activities. Mr. David has held management roles in several capacities during his employment at Shell Oil including in Joint Ventures, Business Acquisitions, and Strategy and Portfolio Manager. Mr. David has also served as Member Representative on the Board of several Shell Retail Joint Venture affiliates.

Mr. David holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Finance as well as a minor in Information Systems (ISY) from Baylor University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from St. Mary's University.

Mr. David will also serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, the Audit Committee and the Fairness Evaluation Sub-Committee.

William "Bill" Killian's professional managerial experience spans over fifteen years primarily in the waste management industry. Mr. Killian began in the solid waste management industry as Operations Manager before being promoted to General Manager of Laidlaw/Allied Waste in the mid-1990s. His professional roles have included managing hundreds of employees, finance, safety programs, marketing, obtaining financing as well as overseeing and focusing on expanding market share and growth in a competitive market. Mr. Killian currently serves as General Manager of Texas Jack Waste Holdings in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Mr. Killian shall serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Scott Feldhacker, CEO of American Standard Energy Corp., stated, "We are elated to have the opportunity to add these individuals to our Board of Directors. Each brings over 20 years of experience, running organizations and serving the oil and gas industry at its highest levels. Bringing the highest level of professionalism to our organization, the addition of Scott David and Bill Killian completes our Board of Directors with a majority of Independent Directors."

Messrs. David and Killian join Scott Feldhacker, Richard MacQueen, Randall Capps, James R. Leeton, Jr., and Chairman Robert Thompson on the Board.